Sustainable employability of low-skilled workers: seven requirements for effective leadership
2013 – This article presents seven properties that a direct supervisor must have to sustain the employability of in particular low-skilled workers.
Sustainable employability is ‘hot’. In order to realize sustainable employability successfully companies and institutions are dependent on expert leadership in the workplace.
The authors have prepared an expertise profile on the basis of a literature study, a meeting with experts from research and practice and a workshop with eight direct managers of low-skilled employees.
The seven distinguished competencies are:
– Being an example;
– Providing feedback;
– Giving direction;
– Including employees;
– Promoting engagement
– Working on the relationship.
Sanders, J., Luijters, K., District, E. of, Keijzer, L.
Duurzame inzetbaarheid van laagopgeleiden: zeven eisen voor effectief leiderschap (Sustainable employability of low-skilled workers: seven requirements for effective leadership).
In: Holland / Belgium Management Review. Number 149. 2013. pp. 53 – 61.
Themes: Sustainable work, Dynamic management & leadership.