A Manager should …

  • …love when subordinates contradict. Only in a constructive dispute with others you can find the optimal solution.
  • … love when employees work autonomously. In this way they save the manager’s time for his / her management tasks.
  • … love when people make mistakes. Its the only effective way to learn.
  • …love new ideas. New ideas bring the company forward.
  • love changes. Every stagnancy is in reality a step backwards.
  • …love when employees take over responsibility. They will then take responsible decisions.

A Manager should …

  • … hate hidden agendas. Valuable subordinates say what they mean.
  • … hate reasons why something doesn’t work. Good employees find a way how to do it anyhow.
  • …hate surprises, because others already knew before you. And so you cannot react in an optimal way.
  • …hate unproductive disputes. Its time wasting and consumes a lot of energy.
  • …hate rumors, as they are often offending. Rumors come up in an environment with insufficient information.
  • …hate mistakes. They add harm to the company.
  • …hate fixed hierarchical structures. A modern enterprise needs to adapt to market changes quickly.
  • …hate status symbols. Today competence and entrepreneurial thinking is of importance.
  • …hate blackmailing. Once you were blackmailed successfully, you have lost control.

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