RELATEDNESS involves deciding whether others are “in or “out” of a social group. people naturally like to form ‘tribes’ where they experience a sense of belonging. The concept of being inside or outside the group
It includes but is not limited other dimensions of social relevance like your abilities, achievements, occupation, economic standing, physical attributes, behaviors and future prospects.
Cooperation. People are more likely to be accepted into a social group if they make a contribution and an effort to integrate through cooperation
Inclusion. When teams truly embrace the unique contribution that an individual makes rather than being judgemental on wether their “face fits”
Intimacy. Managers can often be distant or aloof to maintain their hierarchical status which erodes trust. Having a level of intimacy with individuals helps them feel more related
Purpose. Often silos can form in organisations which creates unnecessary division. When employees are united through a strong sense of purpose, they feel more related to each other.