Empowering employees has been a western world trend for decades, making businesses more efficient by pushing decisions down to where the expertise and information are, and developing initiative, skills, and morale in junior leaders. But are you willing to take the heat if your direct reports make mistakes? Follow these guidelines for successful implementation of the delegative style of leadership.
Trust is like a forest, requiring years of nourishment and care to produce its benefits, but vulnerable to careless acts. Integrity forms the roots of trust, and can be built with these practical activities.