Author Ellen Ensher will help you define your team vision statement and guides you through her process to acheving a compelling vision with employee buy-in.
- What is your company's vision?…How connected do you and your employees feel to the vision?…If your answers were don't know, or not so much,…then it's time to create a compelling vision…for your company or just your department.…Before I share a process that I've used with many clients,…both big and small, to create vision statements,…I think it's important to distinguish…between vision and mission.…
In general, vision statements tell us where we are going,…and how we will get there.…For example, the vision statement for Southwest Airlines is…to become the world's most loved, most flown,…and most profitable airline.…A mission statement is what we do and who we are.…It is important to have both articulated,…however, if they end up being…one pithy combination statement, well that works too.…
Again, the mission statement for Southwest Airlines…is dedication to the highest quality of customer service…delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness,…individual pride, and company spirit.…So how do you create your own…
Business professor Ellen Ensher defines what management is in the era of the global workforce and exactly what the role of the manager involves. She explains how to create a compelling vision and culture for your organization, define business goals, and connect the big picture to your team's daily tasks. Next, discover how to build your team, partner with HR on hiring and firing decisions, and coach and mentor employees. Ellen touches on topics that are on the mind of today's leaders—resilience, trust, storytelling, and more—and shares tips to become the best professional version of yourself.
- Roles of a manager
- Becoming a new manager
- Engaging employees
- Creating a compelling vision and culture
- Setting goals
- Hiring and training
- Evaluating performance
- Coaching and mentoring