In research by Frances Milliken of New York University and two colleagues, the majority of 40 employees at knowledge companies reported having concerns about such issues as workflow improvement and ethics — but not speaking up about these issues to their supervisors. The belief that raising the issues would make no difference was the third most frequently cited reason. Said one employee: “Even if I did comment on the issue, it was unlikely to change anything.”
Read on to find out more about the disconnect between reality and expectation.
Great article by Annie McKee, a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, director of the PennCLO Executive Doctoral Program and co-author of Primal Leadership with Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis ,as well as Resonant Leadership and Becoming a Resonant Leader.
Think of the really great leaders you have known. Haven’t they all been exceptional in their ability to influence? What would you add to this?