CHAPTER 3 Respect in the Workplace

Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.

—Cary Grant

Overview

If you’re still reading, we’re going to assume that you agree with us that respect is critical to human relationships, and you can see that it is the necessary foundation for a SuperTeam. The RESPECT Model’s underlying thesis that relationships work only within the context of respect is so basic, universal, and self-evident that neither of us can recall ever being challenged on it. And when people respect one another, they engage, and when they disrespect one another or feel disrespected, they disengage.

In this chapter, you will learn:

• Different forms of respect

• Characteristics associated with people we ...

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