Tag archive for organization

Informal hierarchy and leadership

There is much talk about formal hierarchy. You know, it’s the one inscribed in documents of organizational structure. Departments, directorate, divisions, areas, lines of businesss – all with appointed and well known managers. This is defining and consacrating the manager with related responsibility and authority….

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Destructive or constructive?

The question as received from a friend was more complex and sounded like this: “how can you identify your management/leadership style and how can you change it from strong authority inducing anxiety at subordinates level to an open style focused on developing your subordinates?” With…

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Manager or expert?

Many want to be BOSSES – with capital letters. Other do not want to be bosses. I wonder how many would like to be just experts? After joining multinational companies, I have believed that any training is good – even if paid by myself. I…

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