Making work meaningful: a leader's guide

Cable, D and Vermeulen, F (2018) Making work meaningful: a leader's guide. McKinsey Quarterly, 4. pp. 106-115. ISSN 0047-5394


The article looks at four organizational-design interventions that can help employees find meaning in their work. It is said that perceptive leaders can find ways to form deeper connections between any worker and his or her customers. Work becomes more meaningful when people know that their actions are noticed and appreciated. Andrew Carton of Wharton School said the personal connection to a meaningful common goal boosted employees' coordination and collective enthusiasm.

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Item Type: Article
Subject Areas: Organisational Behaviour
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2019 15:12
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2022 09:50

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