How are you managing the impact of political and social unrest among your employees?
- Jan 13, 2021 7:30 pm GMTJan 13, 2021 8:17 pm GMT
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As if tensions weren’t already running high among Americans as the U.S. senate met on January 6, 2021 to count votes from the electoral college, the assault on the capital building has significantly exasperated political and social unrest. Because this unrest has the potential to deteriorate emotional well-being and spark conflict among employees, company leaders are being required to make some shifts to temper the flames.
The Gartner article, “5 Ways to Support Employees and Managers Amid Political and Social Unrest,” suggests leaders should:
- Manage negative emotions;
- Establish appropriate political expressions of policies; and
- Create safe places for dialogue.
Are there any others you would add, and what are some strategies and tactics for putting these in action quickly?