Why Collaboration And Group Working Fails

Why Collaboration And Group Working Fails The benefits are not clear to all parties – the people involved will want to be clear about the benefits of the collaboration and why the additional effort and work is going to be worth it. As mentioned above through the vision, mission and goals for the collaboration the …

Does My Team Lack Appropriate Leadership? 

Does My Team Lack Appropriate Leadership?  As a manager you MUST look hard and fast in the mirror and critically assess how you are performing in leading your Team. Sometimes you will be just too close to see what is going on, possibly preferring not to recognise that things are not all they could be. …

What Does Ineffective Management Look Like?

What Does Ineffective Management Look Like? The list could be endless but as a minimum try to avoid the following traps! Poor communication (content, style, approach) Disengaged and disinterested in the organisation and the team Toxic “atmosphere” Not sharing information Knowledgeable but no conviction Shows a lack of direction Lack of self confidence Lacks engagement …

What Poor Managers Do

What Poor Managers Do Manage the bottom line: having a total and unhealthy obsession with the financial aspects of activity. Making plans for every action: no spontaneity or learning is necessary! Move managers around frequently and at short notice so that they never get to know anything else but just general management. Never allow managers …

Classifying Bad Managers – What’s Your Experience?

Classifying Bad Managers Going through your working life you will inevitably come across a range of managers and management styles; this is as certain as death, taxes and getting indigestion from poorly prepared seafood. To some extent it is worth reflecting and sharing the pain/joy of collecting a rich range of experiences which will inevitably …