Leadership- Decision to Trust Presentation

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Approaches to Leadership The Decision to Trust There has been a general troubling trend indicating that most people simply don’t know who to trust anymore. Whereas an distrustful working environment may lead to unnecessary stress and low productivity, an environment that is being characterized by high levels of trusts will generate more support and high productivity. Given the change in pace in organizations, it is highly essential for managers to develop a better understanding on how to manage trust. Robert F. Hurley created a new model that portrays the mental calculations people make before deciding to trust someone. This model consists of ten factors that predicts an individual’s decision to trust, and it allows people to find roots that causes the distrust. The first three factors are known as decision-maker factors, which concerns the “truster.” Risk Tolerance . How tolerant people are of risk has a big impact on their willingness to trust. Level of adjustment . Well adjusted people normally see the world as a benign place, so they are quicker to trust than poorly adjusted people. Relative power
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