The following article is part of the self-preparation for the modern BVOP® Human Resources Management Professional Certification program.
The BVOP introduces fear management as a significant activity of the Business Value-Oriented People Management (BVOPPM) office. Fear may be a root cause of different losses and wastes in areas like:
The result from fear may be:
- Not taking any actions
- Taking improper actions
- Not getting involved in communications
- Lack of commitment
- General passiveness
- Avoiding events and situations
- Providing wrong information
- Developing incorrect or unneeded work
All these results may cause waste and serious losses may be considered. The Business Value-Oriented People Management (BVOPPM) office needs to be aware of these general fear-driven potential results amongst individuals inside the organization and try to minimize them.
Fear may include the following aspects:
If the organization is not aware of its workforce status, it may not plan its future or current initiatives correctly. Motivation, conflicts, skills, tools, and personnel efficiency and sufficiency may be subjects of analysis, reports, and monitoring.
The senior management’s general attitude may be a core source of the entire organizational attitude and vice versa. The personnel’s attitude may affect the entire organization’s on every level.
The BVOPPM office analyses the general organizational attitude, assists in its management, and supports all departments, offices, key roles, and individuals in planning and maintaining a positive atmosphere.
Comments from the BVOP™ community on “Fear management”
The BVOPPM office recognizes fear management as a crucial activity. Fear can lead to losses in productivity, proactivity, communication, and information. Fear can result in inaction, improper action, lack of involvement in communication, passiveness, avoidance, concealment, providing wrong information, and unnecessary work. These outcomes can cause significant waste and losses. The BVOPPM office must be aware of fear-driven outcomes like embarrassment, deposition, dismissal, reprimand, and criticism and take steps to minimize them.
Analyzing workforce status and organizational attitude is crucial for effective planning and maintaining a positive atmosphere. The BVOPPM office provides support in managing these aspects.
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