This article on creating a safe environment includes:
- The importance of trust when going through organisational change
- The barriers to building trust in the workplace
- How you can build trusting relationships in your organisation
During change, it’s essential leaders understand that any organisational or personal change initiative will not be successful unless they build their employees’ capability to engage and participate. Do we, as employees, have a sufficiently trusting relationship with our managers and colleagues to feel safe enough to let go of the old ways of doing things and willingly embrace the new way of operating?