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A Quote for the day from Peter Drucker – on Management by Objectives

First Friday Book Synopsis

Management by objectives works if you know the objectives. There are some thoughts that simply need no elaboration. No long blog post needed… So, read this from Peter Drucker, and ask yourself the obvious question about your business. Ninety percent of the time you don’t.” Peter Drucker Filed under: Randy''s blog entries.

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Managing Remote Employees: Lessons Ancient Rome and Today

Great Leadership By Dan

Social Media Manager. Telework Manager or Coordinator. Online Advertising Manager. Answer: They are staffed by employees that can do their work while their managers are in a different location. And if you’re a manager or aspiring manager, chances are at least one of them is going to work for you.


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Management Styles

Strategy Driven

Organizations should coordinate management skills into its overall corporate strategy, in order to satisfy customer needs profitably, draw together the components for practical strategies and implement strategic requirements to impact the business. This is my review of how management styles have evolved. Under it, people were managed.

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Great Quote: On System of Management by Deming


Our prevailing system of management has destroyed our people. Management by Objectives, quotas, incentive pay, business plans, put together separately, division by division, cause further loss, unknown and unknowable. People are born with intrinsic motivation, self-respect, dignity, curiosity to learn, joy in learning.

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Employee Engagement by Exhortation

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Leadership Development [link] The underlying belief of exhortation is that people simply are not giving it their all, and so management’s job is to entice and encourage people to do a better job than they previously have. Management by objectives. Exhortation. Exhortation.

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Results vs. Process. Achieving Goals While Improving the Work

Mike Cardus

Originally came across this video here ‘ What Management by Objectives Does Wrong & Hoshin Kanri Does Right ’. Its applicability to management and teams is powerful. I’ve watched this video several times. Results without a process is luck. Process without results is waste. What areas need greater clarity?

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3 Valuable Insights Leaders Can Learn From Neuroscience

Tanveer Naseer

These are, of course, widely appreciated management methods for raising performance. Perhaps it’s because they feel counter-intuitive to many managers. Because micromanagement, the opposite of autonomy and the default behavior for many managers, puts people in a threatened state. But they’re rarely put into practice.