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Under-Managing: 4 Energy and Time Drains of the Busy Boss

I’m following up on my series of posts about why 90% of managers are under-managing. We hear a lot about micromanaging and busy bosses who command and control, but survey data tell us “hands-off” managing is pernicious and the foundation of  poor employee engagement. Author Bruce Tulgan, (The 27 Challenges Managers Face: Step-by-Step Solutions to […]
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A Good Manager: 10 Ideal Roles Often Missed

What do good managers do? If you’re a busy manager, it’s hard to capture everything you actually do in one breath! Your days are fragmented and varied with constant interruptions. “No job is more vital to our society than that of the manager. It is the manager who determines whether our social institutions serve us […]
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In Search of Good Management

Have we lost sight of good management? Much has been written about the difference between leaders and managers. “Leaders are people who do the right thing,” note leadership experts Warren Bennis and Joan Goldsmith in Learning to Lead: A Workbook on Becoming a Leader (Basic Books, 2003). “Managers are people who do things right.” “It […]
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