You are working in this organization for long time. You have a close friend, in dire need of job. You send the resume to HR
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Managers get trained. Is it relevant and is it sufficient?
Managers are sometimes promoted overnight. Sometimes to address an emergency, some other times to sideline someone else.
Only in few very cases the managers get sufficient grooming to perform the role. The organizations spend lot of money for management training. But these are generic training like project management, some times about standard management theories. Some even carry out marketing and strategy training like acquisitions and mergers. These are not totally relevant. They do not sufficiently help.
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What is span of control? You have heard this. Span of control is the number of people you could effectively manage. Essentially it is about
Jun 2014. Weekly meeting with the project managers who worked with me. ” We need to recognize people. Let us give away some awards.” We had
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