In a study conducted by Leadership IQ in the last year revealed that only 29% of employees see their leaders as aligned with their organizations’ values.
That leaves an enormous majority – 71% – of leaders are not aligned with the organization they claim to support and represent.
Why is there such a disconnect in leadership across the board? And how can leaders correct the plague of misalignment to get their organization synchronized?
There are a myriad of reasons why leaders don’t willingly comply with their company’s core values and mission, and some of the most common are below:
- Authority Position – these leaders feel above the law as they assume (and usually manipulate the system so) that no one will challenge their authority
- Higher Earnings – there are certain leaders whose salary and stock options are the goal, and all else is secondary
- “Peter Principle” – when a leader…
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