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Because good management matters…
Companies that employ strong management practices outperform their peers.
The World Management Survey administered by Stanford, HBS, and the LSE finds that companies
with best practice management processes achieve
higher sales growth, labor productivity, and returns on capital employed.
Sales growth: +41%
Change is possible, but organizations only change if people do
Despite the challenges associated with organizational change, you can successfully transform the quality of your organization’s management practices if you focus on altering key behaviors. Your people will embrace change if they understand the degree of urgency, have role-models to look up to, and get the right level of training and support to be successful.
What I think about
There are managers who just seem to be naturally more talented than others. They might motivate their employees to deliver better results, build stronger client relationships, or be more successful at implementing complex change efforts than their peers. So, what’s driving these differences?
Project teams in today’s large organizations are frequently made up of team members from around the globe – a fact that can make work much more interesting and inspiring, but one that also lifts the complexity of project (or program) management to entirely new levels.
Working through a change program requires time and resources. When things get difficult, managers might sometimes start ‘blaming’ employees for being inflexible, too rooted in the status-quo, or following their own agendas. On the other hand, the ‘recipients’ of change […]
„We all know that change is hard, but we don’t know enough about why it is so hard and what we can do about it.” This quote by Robert Kegan brings the dilemma of managers and employees to the point.
A long-standing question is whether differences in management practices across firms and countries can explain differences in productivity. The work of Nicholas Bloom provides an answer: Yes, good management does matter.