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Informal and Formal Leadership

Can you explain why peers are more willing to collaborate with each other when there is trust? Is this something you have observed or is there a source which supports your idea? In terms of the "greater formal status" of the leader, what happens if the leader is not one with the formal status, but an informal leader? Does this make one's choice to trust a co-worker who is trusted by an informal leader different from a formal leader? Why or why not?

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When trust is involved coworkers are able to collaborate more effectively because of the fact that trust elicits a sense of comfort and respect that enables the coworkers to engage in discussions, teamwork, and project building on the same accord as the coworkers trust that each person will put forth their best effort to ensure that ...

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This solution discusses informal and formal leadership and how it impacts trust from coworkers