If your staff are not performing, promote them!

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Some individuals who have demonstrated learned helplessness have been promoted into a managerial position. Within the workplace learned helplessness can be demonstrated when an individual continues to carry out an action knowing it is not working and yet, not changing … Continued

Changing Perception relies on Values

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Oh WOW, the energy levels in the room shot up. There was a mix of indignation, anger, disbelief and wishing. This Manager had the audacity to say he based the salary figures on what he considered the others worth…

Certainly one way of raising the energy, not one that I would advocate.

The ‘C’ approach and Managers – career limiting?

Fear of Challenge

A lot of Managers fear challenge. This is often due to them fearing being seen as a lesser Manager, someone who does not have all the answers, they feel foolish when this happens. It can feel humiliating for them. Their response is one of anger, resentment and as a result they close down; their team learns very quickly to stop challenging and become submissive.