Trust In The Workplace: By The Numbers

June 7, 2007
Lack of trust, lack of loyalty.

A survey of 7,209 executives, managers and employees found there's a distinct "trust gap" in many companies between employees and the organization. Bottom line: Lack of employee trust can seriously impact worker loyalty to a company.

20 Percent of people who strongly trust the top management of their organization.

36 Percent of employees who moderately trust their top management.

44 Percent of those who don't trust or strongly distrust their top management.

Source: Leadership IQ

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Jonathan Katz | Former Managing Editor

Former Managing Editor Jon Katz covered leadership and strategy, tackling subjects such as lean manufacturing leadership, strategy development and deployment, corporate culture, corporate social responsibility, and growth strategies. As well, he provided news and analysis of successful companies in the chemical and energy industries, including oil and gas, renewable and alternative.

Jon worked as an intern for IndustryWeek before serving as a reporter for The Morning Journal and then as an associate editor for Penton Media’s Supply Chain Technology News.

Jon received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Kent State University and is a die-hard Cleveland sports fan.

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