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Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Research on Civility by Christine Porath revealed that the 20,000 respondents (employees from all over the world) ranked "respect" as the most important leadership behavior. However these same 20,000 respondents also report disrespectful and uncivil behavior is increasing each year! Porath's quite current book in these times of President Trump shows what incivility is costing organizations in an entertaining mix of statistical data and anecdotal evidence about the cost and reward to incivil and civil behavior. While some of the civility strategies discussed in the book could be considered somewhat basic (Say please and thank you, Don't interrupt, Share credit, Ask questions rather than barking orders), a surprising amount of leaders, managers, and organizations don't always practice them 😉. According to Kristy Rogers, the main reason for this remarkable disconnect” between the importance and current practice of respect is that some managers could be unaware o (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  KOEHL Maryse, Professor, France

Respect in Organizations

Interesting this approach of owed respect and earn (...)

  srinivas, Lecturer, India

Owed Respect in Recogntion of Potential

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  Ivan Kohlinsky, Management Consultant, United Kingdom

Don't we Expect This Universally?

Isn't it that the respect that we should give and (...)

  Steven Cooke

What Causes the Lack of Civility/Respect?

As noted in the examples for each type, a general (...)

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa

Civility and Respect Towards Employees

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  Riphagen, Financial Consultant, Netherlands

Respect in Times of Radical Change

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  Emmanuel Rasesia, Teacher, Botswana

Owed Respect versus Earned Respect

Thanks for providing the distinction between the t (...)

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa

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I believe that respect comes from the inside out - (...)

  Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany

The Importance of Respect in Organizations and Society

If you want to be heard you must pay respect to ot (...)

  Steven Cooke

Sincerity / Respect is not a Method

@: That's a VERY pertinent and important point in (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands

Is Respect Innate or Acquired?

@: Thanks for your contribution to this topic. I a (...)

  Steven Cooke

Acquiring Respectability

@: I agree that some people are unfortunately def (...)

  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom

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How do we show respect towards and employee? Thro (...)

  Bill Boynton, Teacher, United States

New Operating Norm

I believe the value of respect is a critical compo (...)

  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom

Respect is Earned not Owed

Replace “respect” with “civility”; the messages ar (...)

  Steven Cooke

Civilization and Honor

@: I agree that there is a necessary but subtle di (...)

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa

Civility and Respect Towards Employees

Here's an article I've written quite recently and (...)

  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom

Respect Dissed

@: Yes. It seems also to be demonstrated by gang l (...)

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