Title: The 10 Laws of Trust: Building the Bonds that Make a Business Great (Expanded Edition)
Author: Peterson, Joel
Publisher: HarperCollins Publisher
Page Count: 185
Category: Business & Economics
Subject: Workplace Culture
Subject: Human Resources & Personnel Management
Description: Trust is the glue that holds an organization together. It turns deflection into transparency, suspicion into empowerment, and conflict into creativity. With it, a tiny company like John Deere grew into a worldwide leader. Without it, a giant corporation like Enron toppled.rrIn The 10 Laws of Trust Expanded Edition, JetBlue chairman Joel Peterson explores how a culture of trust gives companies an edge.rrHow does it feel to work for a firm where leaders and colleagues trust one another? Freed from micromanagement and rivalry, every employee contributes his or her best. Risk-taking and innovation become the norm. And, as Peterson notes, “When a company has a reputation for fair dealing, its costs drop: Trust cuts the time spent second-guessing and lawyering.”rrWith compelling examples, Peterson details how to establish and maintain a culture of trust, including: r• Start with integrityr• Invest in respectr• Empower everyoner• Require accountabilityr• Create a winning visionr• Keep everyone informedr• Budget in line with expectationsr• Embrace conflictr• Forget “you” to become an effective leaderr• And more.rrWith this book in hand, you’ll be able to plant the seeds of trust—and reap the rewards of reputation, profits, and success.rrThis fully expanded edition includes a powerful self-assessment tool for organizations to evaluate their culture of trust and discover areas for improvement. Peterson has also added rich new case studies and chapters on the theme of betrayal, including how to manage and guard against it.Follow us on social media!