TITLE

Diminishing Fear

AUTHOR(S)
Glaser, Judith; Snell, Nancy
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2006, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article encourages managers and leaders not to allow fear to affect workplaces, thereby degrading the performance of employees. The author praises the attributes of communicative people, and discusses the effect of fear on teams in the workplace. The role of leaders in helping diffuse employees' fear is highlighted. An outline of ways that leaders can build an environment where people feel safe is offered.
ACCESSION #
21904151

 

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