Diversity & Inclusion

Leaders Fearing Employee Truths Stifle Problem Solving

Employees often fear raising negative issues in the workplace with management, fearing retribution. Employee fears are a symptom of managers who are just as fearful of harm to the organization and their positions should they recognize the issues exist.
— By Belinda Jones

It is a fact in the workplace – many employees fear reporting issues that managers consider negative and harmful personally or to the organization. The employee fears are often based in the belief there will be management retribution for reporting workplace problems. The truth about retribution is that it often emanates from fears that managers and supervisors are experiencing and le....