Good or bad manager – what’s the difference? – article by Paul Matthews published in the January edition of Better Business Focus
I was chatting recently with someone about what makes a good or bad manager. Here are some things we came up with…
Good managers talk about the big picture and are free with information, treating people like adults. Bad managers dole out information in pieces that they think their ‘children’ can handle.
Good managers talk about the ‘Why’. Bad managers focus only on the ‘How’ to avoid questions about their decisions.
Good managers welcome questions and dialogue. Bad managers discourage questions and often see them as a challenge to their authority.
Read the full article here.
Originally published under Paul’s Monday Tips here: https://www.peoplealchemy.co.uk/good-or-bad-manager-whats-the-difference/