Management by Fear is Simply Not a Successful Strategy in Business

Fear of Reprisal Never Motivates or Inspires, Except Perhaps to Look for Another Job

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Not gonna happen if fear rules the day

Management by fear leads to error/mistake cover ups

Management by fear leads to blame shifting

Management by fear leads to sandbagging

Management by fear cripples innovation

Management by fear leads to more worker absences

Management by fear in any one part of a company can and almost certainly will, have negative consequences for all parts of the company

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Research scientist (Ph.D. micro/mol biology), Thought middle manager, Everyday junglist, Selecta (Ret.), Boulderer, Cat lover, Fish hater

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