On the Importance of Trust in Management (Forbes)


Successful relationships, whether personal or professional, begin with trust–and yet this key facet remains chronically nonexistent in up to 70% of disengaged employees. Why is this? Forbes‘ Victor Lipman explores this dynamic between employees and managers, delving into factors that may lead to the absence of trust in managerial relationships. Lipman admits his own faults as a past manager that led him to lose an employee’s trust, a critical mistake in managment; he argues “[trust] can make all the difference between an employee who is emotionally committed to an organization – engaged – and highly productive, and one who is disengaged or even destructive.”

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