MBWA – Management By Wandering Around

MBWA – Management By Wandering Around

If you want to know what is going on you need to connect with your people.  I’m not talking about the formal one-on-one conversations I’m talking about  MBWA — Management By Wandering Around. This process was the hallmark of Hewlett Packard explosive growth in the...
Management Principle of Duality

Management Principle of Duality

To get the most from your people, you must demonstrate duality by being  both flexible and fixed at the same time. Principle of Duality:    Be flexible in process and fixed in the end result. By flexible in process, I mean let them do it their way, on their time and...
Management Principle of Creativity

Management Principle of Creativity

Want innovative solutions that are implemented by enthusiastic employees?  Use the principle of creativity. Deliver problems down, solutions up. What typically happens is that the leader defines a problem to the employees, and then suggests a solution. It goes like...
Management Principle of Customization

Management Principle of Customization

Excellent Managers do not treat everyone the same. They treat people fairly, and they customize their actions to the person to bring out their best.  Tailor your approach to each individual; what is their preferred communication style, do they want more or less...