The Level Of Trust Among Kenyans Essay

868 Words Jul 27th, 2016 4 Pages
THE TRUST FACTOR IN GOOD LEADERSHIP

Each year, several research companies undertake surveys that seek to determine the level of trust among Kenyans. Unfortunately, it is becoming very easy to predict the findings of these surveys based on how we continue to interact day to day. The findings continue to find that there is a huge connection between trust, good leadership and excellent performance. Performance Development expert and Chief Executive Officer of Raiser Resource Group Mr. Ian Ng’ethe explains why trust is that one thing that can change leadership in organizations and society.

1. Why is trust so important?
Trust is the one thing that is common to every individual and relationship (professional and personal) throughout the world — one thing which, if removed, will destroy most relationships. On the other hand, if developed and leveraged, trust has the potential to create unparalleled success and prosperity in every dimension of life. In business, trust is a precursor to any business expectations and prediction of behaviors which are gives visibility on what is expected between two parties. For any organization to stand the test of time, it is crucial for them to develop trust in its people, products and services. Lastly, trust guides how people relate to each other and has an enormous impact on how people assess the honesty and validity of what is being communicated.

2. How would a business know it is not trusted?
Trust is hard, real and quantifiable and it…

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