At most organizations, there’s an us-versus-them mentality between management and employees. When employees don’t trust their managers, it creates a hostile environment. But employees aren’t fully to blame for this.
Naturally, some may feel hostility towards authority — that’s just how some folks operate. And then there are others who naturally trust people but start losing faith due to the other person’s actions. Of course, there are ways that management can restore the faith in their workforce. Here’s an infographic by Forum that details which factors widen the trust gap and how leaders can amend the problem:
- 9 Ways for Managers to Gain Employee Trust
- 5 Key Trust-Building Steps That Will Boost Employee Engagement