Using Workplace Flexibility as a Talent Strategy Assessment 2 Blog Answer
Industry Article: Using Workplace Flexibility as a Talent Strategy
Discussion: “Management is the pursuit of flexibility”
The management always urges for the flexibility in the organization to direct them in the path of attaining success. This article highlights the importance of the workplace flexibility as exhibited by the management for utilizing it as the talent strategy of the organization. In the flexible working environment, the managers ensure rescheduling of tasks as per the benefit of the employees. The application of the democratic leadership strategy enables the employees engage in the work process with the leaders and managers. The article highlighted the importance of leveraging flex for redesigning the working process (SHRM, 2019).
Quinn et al. (2015) has commented that flexibility does not only allow learning but amalgamating and balancing the different competencies. The work culture flexibility is one such stepping stone that encourages the employees to learn, balance their work and contribute the best towards organization. Bal & De Lange (2015) mentioned that flexibility in the management encourages better teamwork thereby attaining the objectives of the organization. Qin, Nembhard and Barnes (2015) opined this enable selecting the best employees as the employees remain loyal to the organization.
As a junior executive in my organization, I have always realised the importance of flexible work culture. Our leaders have ensured that we can work as per our leverage but the main motive was to attain the designed objectives. Flexibility has helped to improve the value proposition of the employees and helps recruiting untapped talent pools.