Monthly Archives: July 2010

Which management style leads to greater productivity?

Marcus Cage asked whether an autocratic or democratic management style leads to greater productivity. I was surprised that over half the respondents thus far have made a choice. I told Marcus there is unlikely to be a straightforward answer, if the enormous list … Continue reading

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What makes communication SO difficult?

Christopher Jones-Warner asked what are the critical communications challenges faced by business leaders. Most responses listed problems associated with TELLING. Guy Farmer hit the nail on the head; the real communication breakthrough for a leader comes when s/he LISTENS. Listening leads to understanding; … Continue reading

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