HR Execs: Lousy Leadership Is Leading Cause of Low Morale
Poor leadership, not dissatisfaction with salaries or benefits, is the leading cause of low workplace morale, according to a new survey.Poor leadership, not salaries or benefits, is the leading cause of low workplace morale, according to a survey released July 24 by Challenger, Grey and Christmas, a Chicago-based outplace consulting organization. Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of the responding human resources executives put the blame for low morale on leadership problems. Bad boss? Fix your bosss failures with a gift of the fun book that teaches needed skills: "Management by Baseball, The Book Tom Peters Wished Hed Written." Click here.
"Leadership, or the lack thereof, creates the work environment. If there is confusion about what leadership expects, frustration sets in and morale sinks," John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Grey and Christmas, said in a statement