When the external environment (i.e., a poor
economy) starts to erode your sense of job security, relying
upon the anchors of Trust, Pride and Camaraderie is a sound
strategy. In fact, research shows that organizations that
are mindful of this will triumph over adversity with energy
of course, is a two-way street and it begins with management
being honest with you — telling you what financial considerations
mean to your department. And, what they mean to you.
in the organization can provide a great sense of support during
turbulent times. Keeping our purpose (education, research,
and health care) in mind, reminds us why we all put forth
such effort. And why it's worthwhile.
comes down to emotional support. When you have solid interpersonal
relationships with your co-workers, you'll find there is always
someone to help shoulder the load.