On A Scale of 1-100, 100 being "Completely Effective", How Successful Has Your Company Been in Driving Out Fear from the Workplace?

It has been 35 years since Dr. Deming shared his 14 Points in Out of the Crisis. In Chapter 3, he covers Point 8: “Drive out fear, so that everyone may work effectively for the company.” How is that working for your company?

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Janet Lentz
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I have worked in a fear-based, ”command and control” environment and also in workplaces that were inclusive and inspiring. There is no comparison when it comes to morale, productivity, and innovation. People can’t be their best when they’re afraid of retribution.