Treating everyone with respect is the foundation of good leadership. Employees who feel disrespected are more likely to also feel excluded or even inferior. The authors offer seven behaviors, based on their analysis of data collected from more than 4,500 employees, that lead to a demonstration and feeling of respect. These include valuing diversity, staying in touch with individuals’ issues and concerns, building trusted, resolving conflicts, balancing results with a concern for others, encouraging open discussion, and giving honest feedback. But what does respectful leadership actually look like in practice? Here are some behaviors to prioritize.
Great leaders are well respected, but more importantly, they take deliberate, thoughtful steps to show respect for their employees.
Do you consider yourself to be a great leader?
Do you practice these 7 ways to make employees feel respected?
Zenger, J. & Folkman, J. (2023, June). 7 Ways to Make Employees Feel Respected, According to Research. Harvard Business Review.
Mark Kalin je izkušen manager, podjetnik, innovator, mentor, predavatelj in strokovnjak za vzpostavljanje inovativnih ekosistemov in transformacij kultur ter strokovnjak za vzpostavitev visoko zmogljivih virtualnih timov, z zelo bogato izobrazbo in poslovnimi izkušnjami.
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