The ERG Movement Model™️ is a departure from the status quo, bringing decades of business development acumen into the ERG space. This model aims to turn ERG programs into self-sustaining power houses.With an approach that's as innovative as it is tried-and-true, we're laying down a foundation for ERG Programs that are built to last.
Employee Resource Groups have been key in creating a sense of unity and support in workplaces, especially during important times in society. However, they often run into strategic challenges. The ERG Movement Model sheds light on a new way of looking at these groups- helping to grow and support these communities in a well-organized way. Find out how this fresh approach is changing the way ERGs work, making them more effective and impactful in today's business world.
The Infancy stage of an ERG is a period of laying foundational pillars, establishing strategic direction, crafting clear objectives, and fostering an environment where members feel valued and engaged. This stage is crucial as it sets the groundwork for how the ERG will function and evolve over time.
The Early Adolescence Phase in The ERG Movement Model is a key period marked by rapidly growing membership, acting as a vital test for newly trained ERG Leaders. This phase focuses on honing essential skills and fulfilling the basic requirements of their roles. The ERG Directly Responsible Individual (ERG DRI) plays a significant role in guiding the program forward, ensuring that everyone sticks to the established Standard Operating Procedures, and offers steady support and motivation.
The Mid Adolescence phase of The ERG Movement Model is a time for building a strong community, enhancing member engagement, and laying the groundwork for future scaling. For ERG Leaders and program managers, this phase is about striking the right balance between innovation and adherence to established processes, ensuring the ERG is poised for continued growth and success in its journey.
The Late Adolescence phase of The ERG Movement Model is a period of strategic growth and deepening engagement. It's a time for ERG Leaders to expand the program's reach and offerings, while ensuring that the fundamental metrics are met. This phase requires a balance of innovation, strategic planning, and adherence to core values, setting the stage for the ERG Program’s continued success and impact.
The Maturity phase of The ERG Movement Model is a period of sustained growth, continuous improvement, and strategic integration within the organization. This phase requires a balance of innovation, strategic foresight, and a deep understanding of the organization's culture and objectives. For ERG leaders and members, it’s a phase of fulfillment, celebration of achievements, and anticipation of new challenges and opportunities.