Summary of Ownership Thinking

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Whether your experience bears this out or not, consultant Brad Hams believes that a sense of entitlement has swept across America, ruining the nation’s values and workers. He’s retaliating with a plan to win back the hearts of employees who now care more about their paychecks than their employers. Hams wants to replace what he sees as a sense of entitlement with a sense of ownership by getting workers emotionally involved in their companies’ financial results. While his suggestions verge on the simplistic and some might backfire on you, arcing as they do from paternalistic to even patronizing, Hams does offer ideas for motivating employees to change their attitudes from me-first to company-first. getAbstract suggests Hams’s training concepts to executives who want to teach staffers to focus on the fiscal health of their employers.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to use “Ownership Thinking” to build employee motivation and loyalty,
  • What the precepts and benefits of Ownership Thinking are, and
  • How to set up an Ownership Thinking program at your company.

About the Author

Brad Hams, the founder and CEO of Ownership Thinking, speaks to more than 50 audiences in the US and around the world each year.



Where’s Mine?
Some people in the workforce apparently believe that society owes them a living. They sit back and wait for someone to give them what they want. Employees who share this mind-set think all they have to do to earn their paychecks is to show up at work. Such people do not ...

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