Fear Of Responsibility Of Hypegiaphobia

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Introduction The old school thinking of some managers about their employees regarding knowing their place does not hold up today. This kind of thinking is often the end point for today’s modern organization.

Researchers found out that in most organizations employees wear a mask at work because of competency and of being in control. The incapability of doing their job and their fear of being revealed lies in it. Subsequently, they go to deleterious extremes to ensure that what they are doing is right to avoid what they imagine could be a cataclysmic outcome if exposed (Shragai, N., 2013). They also found out that organizational productivity is still the primary element for success. Factors that influence productivity are a prerequisite to
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But it is a phenomenon that is widespread in today’s society: fear of responsibility (KPMG NV, 2008). The fear from assuming responsibility for one’s actions exist because we do not want to repeat a traumatic experience that came about because of mistakes once made (Boshoff, W., 2010). Fear of failure or making a mistake often causes employees to avoid taking responsibility for their actions. The hypegiaphobic person could be self-indulgent, neglecting all responsibilities, to the expense of others.

Background of the Study
Globally, leaders need to view the new ever-connected world and the corresponding changes to business because directing an economy nowadays is completely different than it was ten, thirty, or fifty years ago. Nowadays, rules become more complicated and workers also are more educated, more demanding, and more sophisticated. Thus, leaders must start by taking full responsibility for the success and failures of their people in their organization.

Indeed, rules are useful for they ensure clarity and consistency. Rules became and guide in most organizations and also allow people to get a grip on what they should be doing (Kaptein, M., 2012). And if rules and regulations did not exist, an organization would not be able to function properly, and accordingly. There will be a lot of
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In a working environment, communication is very critical. That is why open communication is very important. Employees feel safe, confident, open, and honest because they are encouraged to contribute ideas at every level in the organization, and receive the information they need to outdo at every tasks. Significantly, out of a 100 percent only 36 percent of companies agreed that their employees feel they can share their opinions honestly. And thus became a problem because open communication, trust and engagement are integrally related, and a fear of speaking freely undermines both. Ultimately, this damages work
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