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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