Tuesday, November 23, 2010

A Failed Management Style -- And How You Can Avoid It

From: [Talent Management Magazine]

Much has been written about the detrimental effects of micromanagement, but there's another less talked-about style of management that can be just as crippling to organizational efficiency: under-management.

"Based on workplace research we've been conducting since 1993, there is a widespread under-management epidemic, which hides in plain sight in most workplaces," said Bruce Tulgan, founder of RainmakerThinking Inc. and author of It's Okay to Manage Your Boss.

For instance, research shows that 9 out of 10 employees fail to receive basic direction and support from their bosses, and 9 out of 10 leaders, managers and supervisors under-manage their employees.

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