The I Don’t Give A Shit” Management Epidemic”

Over the past few weeks I have connected with many friends and colleagues who have spent their adult life connected to and around Talent Acquisition, Human Resources and Learning and Development. This does not mean they are experts of how to do those things right, it does however give them insight into some fundamental dos and don’ts of people management training 101.

As we prattled through our wine and cheese, or Chia Latte the things I was told about how people are being treated in today’s busy workplace actually compelled me to write about it. After my nineteenth coffee connection occurred to me, that there is an epidemic of the I don’t give a shit about you” management philosophy.

I heard things like:

  1. “My manager comes to our 1 on 1s and tells me about her initiatives