Tag: management

Management by Walking Around – MBWA

January 19, 2013 | By

Original Article from The Economist Intelligence Unit. In this article, Stephen Lynch, Chief Operating Officer at business coaching consultancy RESULTS.com, argues that senior managers should make personal visits to shop floor staff and customers; and that these visits become standard, measurable practice. Management By Walking Around (MBWA) was a term coined by Tom Peters and […]

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What Leaders Really Do

January 10, 2013 | By

They don’t make plans; they don’t solve problems; they don’t even organize people. What leaders really do is prepare organizations for change and help them cope as they struggle through it. Exerpt from original article published in Harvard Business Review by John P. Kotter. Dr. John P. Kotter is widely regarded as the foremost speaker […]

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Leadership Style – Not “one size fits all”

June 13, 2012 | By

Leadership style is the manner and approach of providing direction, implementing plans, and motivating people. There can seem to be as many ways to lead people as there are leaders. Fortunately, psychologists have developed useful, simple ways to describe the main styles of leadership. By understanding these styles and their impact, you can develop your […]

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Influencing – How to use soft skills to get hard results

May 28, 2012 | By

Influencing is a key element for engaging and relating to others. Your influencing approach is the one you typically use when you are trying to persuade others. Let’s call it your natural way of trying to get things done in the way you want them done. We all tend to have a preference in terms […]

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