Cooperation and Trust LO5803

Ben Granade (
Thu, 22 Feb 1996 13:06:49 -0900

in LO5765, Roberto Reichard asked:

> Do you view this "sense of interdependence" as alignment of individual
> objectives? In other words does trust require congruence between the
> individual's and the leader's (or organization's) objecives?

I like to borrow from Ben Franklin's
"If you would be loved, love and be lovable."
to say: If you would be trusted, trust and be trustworthy.

For me, this expresses the "sense of interdependence" as well as the need
for congruency in value systems more so than in organizational objectives.

Ben Granade, CQA
Management Analysis Officer (907) 343-4554
Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska

If you're not having're not doing it right!

-- (Ben Granade)

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