How to Build a Corporate Culture of Trust
(Inc) — If you choose to read any of the extensive literature in your local bookstores or online that address team effectiveness, it will almost always center on the simple fact that trust is the most important element in building a winning team. Whether you’re talking sports, business organizations or anything else competitive, it comes down to creating synergy and trust between members of your team. If NBA superstar Kobe Bryant didn’t trust his Los Angeles Lakers teammates Derek Fisher, Pau Gasol and others to make the right decision with the ball in the most high-pressure situations of this year’s NBA Finals, its unlikely Bryant would be celebrating his fifth NBA championship. And that extends to the office as well.