Monday September 28, 2020

Workers’ changing attitude must be addressed

Companies need to address a change in attitudes in the Irish workforce, according to Professor Ciaran O’Boyle of the Royal College of Surgeons (RSCI).

7th October, 2006

Speaking at the third annual Occupational Health & Safety Summit at the Irish Management Institute in Dublin last week, O’Boyle said workers were becoming less concerned with financial gains and more interested in personal achievement and fulfilment.

‘‘People are starting to question the definition of success,” he said. ‘‘People are driven by a need for physiological success, with meaning being more important than money.”

The summit was...

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