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When Fear Takes Hold in Organizational Culture

Posted on February 3, 2021

What place does fear have in your organization? A fear-based culture is not always easy to spot, at least at first. When this topic comes up with my coaching clients we discuss indicators to watch for, including: Workers overly focus on daily goals. Supervisors overly focus on results, infractions, and order Problems are ignored Communication is via rumor Uncertainty and suspicion are status-quo Stress and illness are common The blame game (and CYA) run rampant ...