The era of rigid policies and procedures is long gone. It is now about self-drive, understanding the people you have on your team, creating clarity of the vision and expectations to win. Once this clarity is well cascaded to the entire team, it becomes the leader’s role to challenge the team on how to deliver. What do you bring to the table and how do you deliver the outcome?
Traditionally, companies relied on policies and procedures because the environment required that setting. The workers on a factory floor, for example, for one to deliver value, must be physically present at the production line. If it is a manufacturing plant, the machines have been operated by staff. They must be physically present for work to move on. To perform, someone must first physically report to work and on time.
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Today, a lot of work can be done remotely. In that case, there is no need to force staff to be physically present.