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September 12, 2017

Article: The effect of a blame culture (Better Business Focus)

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The effect of a blame culture Sadly, in many companies there is still the old-fashioned command and control management culture, which usually has a strong blame component. That is, if something goes wrong, managers look for someone to blame. Questions are asked such as ‘Whose fault was that?’ or ‘Who is to blame for this mess?’ The cure for micromanagement is to trust people and

February 5, 2017

The manager’s dance

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The manager/leader and follower are in a dance that works best when balanced. The manager must operate on a continuum from micro-managing at one end to abdication at the other. The follower must operate on a continuum from dependence at one end to aloof/free spirit at the other. The way each dances on their continuum