Dr. Rob Bogosian
You might have seen Netflix beginning to advertise the trailers for the fourth season of its hit show, “House of Cards” (which debuts on March 4). If you’re familiar with the series that follows the trials and tribulations of the fictional President of the United States (POTUS) Frank Underwood, you know he’s all too familiar with the word “scandal.” Even more so, his questionable practices as president and unethical treatment of his staff make him the epitome of an abusive leader.
Retaining good employees is critical for any CEO, especially as the business world experiences a global talent shortage in the next two decades. The World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that by 2030, the U. S. will need to add 25 million more workers to sustain economic growth; by 2020, demand for highly skilled workers will exceed supply.
If you aren’t hearing any ideas or complaints from your employees, you may be operating in a culture of silence and missing critical knowledge in the process.