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The Role of a Manager Has to Change in 5 Key Ways

Harvard Business

For almost 100 years, management has been associated with the five basic functions outlined by management theorist Henri Fayol: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. They don’t delegate or let direct reports make decisions, and they needlessly monitor other people’s work. Repetitive to innovative: Managers often encourage predictability — they want things nailed down, systems in place, and existing performance measures high.

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