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Employee commitment is the most potent competitive driver an organisation can develop for pursuing its objectives and harnessing employee commitment involves creating an environment, which allows for autonomy and achievement. Flexibility among the workforce is critical for developing lean and effective organisational structures which is critical for organisational excellence (Peters & Waterman 1982) High performance work teams are the norm of today’s successful companies where the team members perform multitasks on highly flexible work agendas. Employee creativity is developed and nurtured by those organisations that recognise the potential for breakthrough products and process innovations. Such companies as 3M which is placed at the forefront of innovation, capitalises on its employee creativity and promotes it through policies as the “15% rule” allowing time for pursuing personal projects. The manager who wants commitment, flexibility and creativity from employees is therefore advised to provide them with lots of learning opportunities. As per the management guru, Peter Senge, “If a seedling has no room to grow, it will never become a tree.” (Senge 1990)