Squeaky Wheels at Work

Jun 18, 2022 CPQ

We all have seen Squeaky Wheels at work, they complain the most, has the loudest voice, and create the most noise; now, they also get the job done, they deliver the most, and they can overcome challenges the fastest.


So, some nice articles to read about Squeaky Wheels:

4 Problems with the Squeaky Wheel Approach to Leadership

“The squeaky wheel gets the grease” is an expression used to describe the reality that the most noticeable problem often gets the most focus. It can also be used to describe the loudest person receiving the most attention. It is a common expression because it is often how people live and lead.

A Squeaky Wheel Gets The Grease, And Why It Pays To Be An Angry Customer

The old saying that the squeaky wheel gets the grease has never been more true than when it comes to customer service. When something goes wrong, customers are faced with a choice: do they accept their fate, or do they speak up and complain?

Squeaky Wheels: Troublemakers or Drivers of Change?

“The squeaky wheel doesn’t always get greased; sometimes it gets replaced.” – John Peers, American humor writer. We’ve all heard the old adage that goes, “The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” It seems to make imminent sense: he who makes the most noise gets the most attention.

By Reza