A culture based on trust and fairness
For most people work is a social activity. Workplace relationships – with colleagues, managers or senior leaders – set the culture. Behaving in an open, honest and inclusive manner is critical to building trust.
The Institute of Occupational Medicine’s Good work, good health study demonstrated the importance of perceived justice in maintaining wellbeing.
Successful teams comprise individuals with different strengths, perspectives and backgrounds. Acting fairly – and being seen to act fairly – must include respecting difference and supporting and valuing diversity.
The five other key components of good work are: