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The communication issues that prevent effective leadership

Posted to Gurteen Knowledge-Log by David Gurteen on 27 October 2015

 


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The communication issues that prevent effective leadership
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Knowledge LetterAppears in the Gurteen Knowledge Letter issue: 184
Posted DateTuesday 27 October 2015 10:28 GMT
Posted ByDavid Gurteen
Linkshttps://hbr.org/2015/06/the-top-complaints-from-employees-ab ... 

Here are three interesting Harris Poll statistics from an HBR article The Top Complaints from Employees About Their Leaders by Lou Solomon.
  • Complaint 3: 52% of U.S. workers say leaders do not make the time to meet with them
  • Complaint 4: 51% of U.S. workers say leaders refuse to talk subordinates
  • Complaint 7: 36% of U.S. workers say leaders don't know employees names
It's not too surprising that employee engagement is such a big issue with less than one-third of Americans are engaged in their jobs. Leaders need to talk more with their people.

This all adds weight to my thinking on conversational leadership.




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