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Delegating to Get Things Done
We have maintained that getting important things done through effective delegation is at the core of effective management. There are professional, careful and thoughtful techniques for managing the execution of projects and assignments. Delegating work for results is a core competency. Sometimes, however, the manager just has to act to “get shit done.” Take a look…
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If you have someone working with you or for you, that you know is talented but just hasn’t been as productive as they were in the past, they’re probably wondering the same thing… “Why am I under performing?” It’s not like they want to be a poor performer.
A true manager will actually seek out the root cause of the problem, and solve for those issues.
Obviously, if they could perform better, they would. Understanding WHY they haven’t is the key to solving the problem.
There aren’t just productive people and unproductive people. Everyone has the potential to be productive or unproductive. There aren’t people who are A players and C players. Just people who are performing at an A level and at a C level.”
Under performance is an issue for most managers at some point. It hurts the team and it kills productivity. We have heard it all before, “get the right people on the bus and the wrong people off the bus.” Sounds so simple and in fact it is very basic. Yes, you have employment rules and HR requirements but it is still the managers job to protect the productivity capabilities of the business unit.
One of the key trends for the future of successful management is the evolving study of psychology. Managers must understand how their people are thinking, what motivates them to perform and how that plays into the team setting. The study of psychology is ove of the keu trends for successful management. Take a look here…
Feb 28, 2011 … Based on a survey by Harvard Business School publication Working Knowledge, conducted among reputed faculty at the School, here are five trends. Based on responses from the reputed faculty researchers, we take a look at five areas or trends which are emerging as the key influencers of business and management in the 21st century and are also likely to spawn a good share of research in the domain.
Managers who take time to stay abreast of the trends will have the best chance of continued growth and development.
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