Stephen Paskoff writes a great article for The Ethical Workplace about leaders and the lack of trust between themselves and employees. He makes some great points that are relevant and useful. Here is a preview:
“I believe there’s a new dynamic at play that may be a central part of the problem. Leaders increasingly lack the skills needed to recognize and address employee discontent, which allows decisions and actions to appear unfair or potentially illegal even when they may not be. Also, many leaders fail to understand that conduct and actions need not be explicitly illegal to appear discriminatory.”
“Learning how to recognize and address problems takes practice and reinforcement involving human interaction and feedback. Getting the person-to-person dimension right is the ultimate box that needs to be checked on a leader’s priorities.”
Read the full article here.