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Why managers need to trust, not tether

How do you manage your staff when they are not in the room? And how do you measure their productivity? Indeed how can you even know they’re working at all? Professor Sharon Parker shared her insights on the importance of trust from managers.

There was this sense of being tethered. Some managers feel that if they call and no one answers, the person must not be working, whereas they may have gone to the toilet or for a walk. This (sense of being checked up on) leads to demotivation.

Professor Sharon Parker

Read the full article featured on The Weekend Australian Magazine below.

Weekend Australian Parker June 2020
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