4 major sources of meaning at work

Find out what is essential to achieve fulfillment at work.

In a meta-study Brent D. Rosso et al (Michigan University) found out 4 major sources of meaning and fulfillment at work. Click through the slider to find out more!

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1/4 The first major source of meaning at work is identification: to what extent do people understand and appreciate their contribution to the vision and strategy in daily business?
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2/4 The second is empowerment: If people are committed, do they have the right skills and necessary competences to fulfil their tasks and reach their goals?
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3/4 The third source is collaboration: meaning at work is achieved when there is a fair and positive interaction in heterogeneous groups that leverage on their combined knowledge and ideas.
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4/4 Lastly, the perception of impact is crucial - how people receive feedback and appreciation for what they achieve, especially direct and personal feedback is driving employee┬┤s motivation.

About the author: Stella Veneziano

Currently doing her Masters at EMLyon Business School, Stella Veneziano is a curious and open-minded person who is particularly passionnate about social innovation. As Global Operations Manager at the NGO Ampion for instance, she fully organized the "Venture Bus" tours through several African regions, a 7-day incubation program for entrepreneurs. Today, she is responsible for the Future of Leadership Initiative, whose aim to foster inspiring leadership.

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