Distant leadership destroys team morale
New research indicates that if you feel that your organisation's leader does not know your name then it is a huge de-motivator.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have found a link with anonymity at work and depression among men.
This is very bad news when you combine it with the other statistic revealed in a recent survey that half of all workers reckon their chief executive doesn't know their name.
This resonates with my own prejudices plus other research on team size which suggests strongly that big organisations or teams (ie more than 20 people) are fundamentally flawed and prone to institutionalising their inmates.
For more see Does your boss know your name?
Bioteams Books Reviews
A few months ago I read the book "Leadership and Self-Deception". Then I became a friend of the Arbinger Institute, went through some training with them in London and may be involved with them in the future. So I suppose the book inspired me – here’s why! Guest book review by Mario Gastaldi.