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Michael Lee Stallard: Boosting connection culture and output

Leaders can motivate employees by promoting bonds based on shared identity

Michael Lee Stallard 

Michael Lee Stallard It’s typical for people working in cultures of control and indifference to develop learned hopelessness where they feel their opinions and actions don’t matter so they give up and just try to survive in order to protect their jobs. Such  an approach sabotages the organisation’s productivity with sub-par employee performance. Organisations can address such issues by fostering what is called connection culture. Connection is a bond based on shared identity, empathy and understanding that moves individuals toward group-centred membership. A connection culture is ...

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 23:20 IST
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