Tag Archives: Management

Leadership dysfunction and your organisation


By Mike Myers published in Forbes……very good article        full article Have you ever wondered why organizations tolerate dysfunctional leaders?  The answer is dysfunction is so prevalent it’s often not even recognized as problematic. Many corporations just desire … Continue reading

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How managerial psychopaths use emotions to manipulate others


Published on November 29, 2010 by Key Sun, Ph.D. in The Justice and Responsibility League A persistent myth about psychopaths involves the belief that they are callous, emotional void criminals (particularly serial killers). The mass media (e.g., television shows, films, and books) often … Continue reading

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Learning to speak Manager – for the ‘Wow factor’


Learning to speak manager is essential to those at an early stage of their career. The beauty of this language is it’s ability to say nothing and communicate quite concisely the perception of you as really sophisticated manager – and get the … Continue reading

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Useless leadership say the Chartered Management Institute


A lack of competence and misplaced confidence among managers is creating a stressed, unfulfilled workforce, the Chartered Institute of Management  (CMI) has warned. Four in 10 workers feel that their manager’s behaviour is unacceptable and increases their stress levels, with … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Coaching (dependency and regulation)


I have a colleague who has employed a business coach for some years. He had a small business and found the services of the coach invaluable. He says that his coach enables him to think about problems in a different … Continue reading

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Does leadership power really corrupt?


History implies that leadership power seems to have a corrupting influence on many people. There is also an assertion by many writers that most people are basically good and that the power which leadership brings, corrupts their leadership into a … Continue reading

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Ethics and Leadership – Doing the right thing


Admiral Mike McMullen, chief of staff for the US criticised the US policy of ‘strategic communication’. He said: “To put it simply, we need to worry a lot less about how to communicate our actions and much more about what our actions … Continue reading

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