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Are You Stifling Employee Voice?

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Research shows that supervisor relationships are the main factor determining whether public sector employees share ideas or remain silent.

When asked why she had chosen to share her idea with her supervisor, a government employee whom I'll call Chantal (all research subjects featured in this article have pseudonyms) thought about the question for a few seconds. Finally, she smiled, and the truth came out: "His leadership style when it came to me, from the very beginning, I felt he was m


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