In order to understand the potential respect has for unleashing the best in an organization, we first have to recognize what it does at the individual level. There are all sorts of behaviors, many that vary from culture to culture and even from person to person, that may trigger the emotional feeling of respect in the recipient.
I read and thoroughly enjoyed Paul Meshanko's new book, The Respect Effect. It is an accessible, engaging and thoughtful book about a subject I remain passionately interested in. Here’s what I found most interesting and compelling.
"Organizations that truly leverage difference cultivate the capabilities to engage with and learn from diverse stakeholders, including employees, customers, partners, and communities." - Martin Davidson, The End of Diversity As We Know It I first saw mention of The End of Diversity As We Know It on Twitter during the fall. As someone who dislikes the traditional notion [...]