How do I get my directs to relax, trust me and try to change everything?
My directs are reluctant to offer any suggestions to anything I ask. I have only been here a month and they do not know if they can trust me yet. I have a tendency to instill loyalty in my directs to the point that one quit after I left.
DR response to everything is 'You're the boss". I can see from the culture that if you stick your neck out it ends up on the chopping block. THe organization is very dysfunctional (but aren't most) and the motto is whatever. I really want to change the attitude here starting with my department (IT).