Most people do not pay attention to the issue of trust in their organization until it is broken. But by then the damage is done: people withhold facts and information, managers set convoluted goals, management is not available, people talk behind each others’ backs—the list goes on and on.
What’s the trust level in your organization?
Here’s a short quiz you can use to evaluate the level of trust currently present in your organization and to open up conversations.
1. Demonstrating Trust—If you want to create a trusting work environment, you have to begin by demonstrating trust. What are the rules, policies, and procedures in your organization saying about your trust level with your people? Sometimes, trying to protect against a few bad apples sends the wrong message to the vast majority of people in your organization who need and deserve to be trusted.
2. Sharing Information
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