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Aug 16, 2021Liked by John Dobbin

Re impression management I worked at a place were more emphasis was put on reputation and good 'optics' rather than the truth. Overly optimistic views, rosy pictures of what people were working on, everyone keen to stay on track for bonus or promotion and at the same time actively undermining others hoping that someone else would fail before themselves. polar opposite of a humane workplace.

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It is a very common problem, Duncan, there is even a name for it: toxic positivity -- https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/toxic-positivity#

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Aug 16, 2021Liked by John Dobbin

💯! Is it any wonder that employees have utter contempt for their senior 'leaders' #ledbydonkeys

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