How to encourage candor in your office article features Prof. John Sumanth

7.21.2017 Accounting, Article, Careers, Faculty News, General, Human Resources, Leadership

A recent Journal of Accountancy article by Eddie Huffman examined how delivering truth in the office is necessary for a vibrant and growing workplace culture. He writes:

John Sumanth is an assistant professor of management and organizational behavior at the Wake Forest University School of Business. He puts it in terms of creating an “environment of voice,” where people feel free to speak up about issues and problems, whether between co-workers or organizational leaders.

“The research is pretty clear in terms of the benefits that accrue when people take time to invest in that,” he said. “We get better decisions.”

Read the full story at the Journal of Accountancy.