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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.