Every organization has "renters" with no real stake in the success of the whole, writes John Ryan, reflecting on a lesson he learned in the Navy. The trick for management is "to foster the mindset and behaviors that serve as the foundation for an ownership culture," Ryan writes. How do you know an owner when you see one? Look for those who take full responsibility, show initiative, believe in the mission and know how to collaborate. Also, be sure to exhibit those qualities yourself, he writes.
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