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Recession Hits Workplace Trust

By on September 30, 2010 in Office Workers



Trust in the chief executives of organisations which have made estate or headcount cuts have plummeted on last year, according the Institute of Leadership & Management’s ‘Index of Leadership Trust’. Conversely, CEOs of organisations that tried alternative methods such as flexible working and budget cuts enjoyed a rise in trust.

The Index measures trust according to six attributes – ability, understanding, fairness, openness, integrity and consistency – and their relevant importance according to respondents. Two-and-a-half thousand managers andd non-managers from private and public sectors. The methodology was kept consistent with the same study last year.


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