How to Be a Better Manager: Do NothingYour business is your baby and as we all know babies take a whole lot of care. Without you your staff would be fussing and flailing, so your continual oversight is required just as it would be with a beloved-but-needy small family member.
That may be the thinking of many managers (even if they try to delegate) but it's not the best way to lead according to a new book by Kellogg School professor Keith Murnighan entitled Do Nothing!: How to Stop Overmanaging and Become a Great Leader. What's the heart of the argument?Recommended For You:
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"Most leaders do too much," Murnighan told kellogg Insight,explaining that this leads to "under-utilized and under-challenged" team members who often switch jobs in frustration, as well as stressed-out managers with little time for big picture thinking. Instead of giving in to their urge to micromanage, leaders oughtRead More »from How to Be a Better Manager: Do Nothing