Zaměstnanci společnosti FINIDR, s.r.o.
People and Leaders in Industry 4.0 Part III The previous part of our series focused on key competences to develop with employees. Do employees actually perceive that as an investment in their own future, or does it just mean more pressure from the employer? What is the leader’s role in that?
The aim of education and wisdom is to help a human see their way in life clearly, to walk it safely while remembering the past, knowing the present, and foreseeing the future. John Amos Comenius
Sometimes, personal development programmes see a participant who joins in only because the superior ordered them to attend a programme of personal development. What impact does it have on an employee to attend a course without understanding why? Proper leaders know which kind of development to choose for their employees and why. They give clear instructions on what they expect employees to learn. They can also explain what improvements they expect after the development programme. They know how the employees will make use of newly acquired skills in the future. They can define the benefits at work of the employees and in the company. They relate the personal development to the job and business aims, and can make clear connections and logic. If employees understand the target of their development, they will easily identify the added value for themselves as well. They will see it as an investment in their own future.
What does FINIDR understand as the “investment in people”? Our priorities involve continuous improvements in job conditions for our employees. In addition to their personal development, we emphasize prevention in health care. We offer our employees a programme to enhance the quality of their lives, including the help of a physiotherapist, an expert in stress management, specialized exercise programmes, healthy choices in our canteen, and sports days for families with children. The investments in our people are aimed at the stabilisation of “Finidrians”.
Maryla Adamčíková, HR Manager at FINIDR, and her team see to the leaders and their work with employees focusing on the support of the general strategy of their enterprise. I asked her about her opinion and experience.
How does FINIDR invest in the development of your people? Our orders are all customized so Finidrians face a range of challenges on a daily basis. They continuously develop their polygraphic expertise. We enjoy sharing
our experience and attending conferences, and do so quite often. We have coaches and mentors who help our people develop and improve. However, the cornerstone is our FINIDR Academy and refined adaptation process for new employees. They allow the newcomers in our company to learn and understand polygraphics and our company culture. Do your employees realize that personal development is an investment equally positive for the company and for themselves too? Finidrians appreciate education within the production being immediately implemented. They attend language classes and communicate with visitors to the printing house. They are motivated when they can join a team of experienced internal lecturers and coaches. All of that means making their jobs more enjoyable. I am happy they understand their personal development is beneficial for both the parties. It has helped us be a successful enterprise for twenty-five years already.
Text: a foto: Radka Šušková, New Dimension, s.r.o.
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