Idea theft and how it impacts employee morale

Have you ever been in a meeting where someone presented your idea as their own? It’s disheartening. It doesn’t feel appropriate to speak up and say, “Hey, that was my idea,” yet if you keep quiet, others keep stealing your ideas.

Idea theft isn’t just a minor annoyance; it can affect and damage employee morale and your brand.

What is idea theft in the workplace?

A team can come up with ideas–and, in fact, a team working together can often come up with better ideas than a single person working alone.

The classic example is the manager who presents the team’s work as their own. Is that idea theft? People know that the manager didn’t do all the work, right?

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