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How Injustice Disrupts Workplace Culture

You have a problem in your workplace right now.  

It is eating away at your organization, contributing to every negative statistic that you have at work.  

Your bottom line is being affected. Your morale is being affected. The number of people who don’t want to come to work is increasing and you’re not gaining the customers that you want and need to serve because of this problem. 

The problem is injustice. 

People quit their organization everyday because of toxic environments where people are being treated unfairly. 

The Society for Human Resource Management did a study that concluded in the last five years, American employers lost $223 billion in revenue because of turnover due to a toxic work environment. 

That toxic work environment is the result of two things: your leaders and your culture. 

Your leaders and your culture are not building an environment where everyone feels empowered, inspired, respected, and valued. They don’t feel it because the leader hasn’t given them the ability to feel it and the culture has stifled them from feeling it. 

People don’t want to stick around for this.   

This problem is growing in every organization, particularly in our nation’s hospitals and health systems. It’s one that many of us don’t see or think about. And if we do see it, we don’t acknowledge it. 

This problem is devastating to us all, so we can’t just sit idly and let it be a problem. 

We need to bring a solution.  

I have something that I believe will transform your work environment. 

Your team will not quit or give up. They will be more equipped, prepared, accountable and productive. But most importantly, they will be inspired to live your mission. 

They will be inspired to make the biggest difference for everyone that you serve. 

The solution is building more admired executives in your organization.  

How to Build an Admired Executive 

There’s a simple framework of actions and behaviors that build great leadership culture. The first step is becoming aware of the level of unfairness that exists in your organization. 

Do you know how your team feels about how they’re being treated? 

Do they see you as an ethical leader? 

Do you see your organization as an ethical organization? 

Have you taken a workplace culture assessment to see how people love, value and experience your work environment?  

If you can’t answer these questions, you’ve got to get there. 

You can’t solve a problem that you don’t know about. You can’t fix, what’s broken until you know what’s broken. 

It’s up to you as a leader to understand where your culture is broken. Understanding where your culture is broken is the first step to getting to a solution. 

That awareness requires you as a leader to get to know the people that you lead. 

Once you do, you will begin to transform workplace culture from terrible and toxic to terrific. This is how you go from worst to world class! 

Anton

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