How Leader Integrity Can Make Employee Voice Stronger

Employee voice influences creativity and effectiveness at the individual team and organisational level, improves effective decision-making, organisational learning, the implementation of new practices and organisational innovation.

Employee voice influences creativity and effectiveness at the individual team and organisational level, improves effective decision-making, organisational learning, the implementation of new practices and organisational innovation.

As such, giving voice to opinions and suggestions is beneficial to an organisation – but it can be risky for employees.

How can leadership integrity encourage employee voice?

Professor He Peng of School of Management Fudan University takes us through what makes employees go silent and how leadership behaviour and integrity can break that silence to foster employee voice and participation.

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Prof. He Peng of School of Management Fudan University takes us through what makes employees go silent and how leadership behaviour and integrity can break that silence to foster employee voice and participation.
Learning Objective: Understand the benefits of encouraging employee voice and opinion and implement a leadership approach that fosters trust in order to make it happen. 

Related research: Peng, H., Wei, F. How and When Does Leader Behavioral Integrity Influence Employee Voice? The Roles of Team Independence Climate and Corporate Ethical Values.Journal of Business Ethics, 2020, 166(3), 505-521.

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