Employees Hold the Knowledge in a Company
Do you ever think about the core knowledge that each employee has that adds value to the overall success of the company? This knowledge can be nurtured and developed in order to compete in the worldwide business environment.
Do you have a plan in place to focus on the growth of each employee so they continue to build their knowledge base? What happens when an employee leaves? How do you capture long-term knowledge? How do you develop and grow the current knowledge levels that embraces innovation and creativity?
“Knowledge is competition: How to manage employee branding,” by Kian Kok Lim on Sinapore Business Review.
Many a business leader will understand that knowledge is a critical asset of an organization and its ability to drive its business strategies. This has become increasingly so with a greater emphasis on innovation and creativity for companies to build and sustain leadership in the market as well as communities it operates in. This is not only in the services sector, but is pervasive in all business sectors including manufacturing and supply chain.
The most important asset in a company are the people. Yes, products are important, yet the knowledge, drive and effectiveness of your employees build the business. What is “the culture and values” of the company? What specific value does the company promote regarding their employees and how does each manager promote this value? What is your attitude and beliefs around the importance of each employee in your group.
Do you actively care for your employees?
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