In his book, Bruce Tulgan addresses the key problem of modern managers – the epidemic of “non-management” – and offers concrete steps to help you become a strong manager who: clearly voices his expectations to employees, regularly receives and analyzes feedback, corrects mistakes of subordinates in time, and even faster rewards them for success.
Do you spend a lot of time talking with employees? You discuss hundreds of topics: “How was your weekend?” Did your son’s birthday go well? Have you seen this TV show? ” Perhaps you want to talk with employees about their personal affairs in order to build closer ties with them. However, this approach interferes with management relationships. When a discussion begins to concern working issues, you cannot always take full advantage of your power. Continue reading