You’d be hard pressed to find someone who thinks that government organized projects are efficient.
You’d be even harder pressed to find someone who would call most governments a well run organization.
Why then, do so many companies let themselves be run by the government?
They do so by building policy based on what’s bare minimum by law.
Any time you choose to follow what is written in an “employment standards act” or other bureaucratic tome, you are letting the government make business decisions for you.
After all, you have a choice.
You can instead choose your policies carefully… thoughtfully.
Of course, you can’t choose to do less than the minimum…
…but you CAN choose to do more. To be generous. And to expect generosity in return from your staff.
Because after all, if you give the bare minimum, you will get the bare minimum.