Organizations need new ideas – whether large-scale innovations or small improvements. Worthwhile leaders ask their workers to contribute. Too often these requests produce nothing, because workers don’t believe their bosses and because bosses punished workers for speaking up in the past. Consultants David Dye and Karin Hurt offer a solution: a courageous culture in which people speak up and know their leaders hear and value their ideas. The authors offer methodical explanations, multiple examples and useful exercises that firms can use to elevate openness and creativity and to empower their employees.
About the Authors
Karin Hurt and David Dye founded Let’s Grow Leaders, a leadership and consulting firm.
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