Are you so busy solving problems and reacting to crises that you do not have time to develop the culture in your organization? If so, you are trapped in a whack-a-mole game. To get out, you need to carve out time to work with your group on improving the environment. Benefits –
- Reduce interpersonal conflicts – fewer problems for you to solve,
- Create more empowered employees – more willing hands to resolve issues,
- Lower stress – lower the tendency for burn out.
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I’ve seen this in action, but more often I’ve seen the driver be the executives’s
management (not peers). I think the triage needs to happen at that level.
Many times the executive’s vulnerability to whack-a-mole at the level of their direct reports is a factor of personality traits (the executive’s).