RE: manager credibility

Subject: RE: manager credibility
From: "T. Word Smith" <techwordsmith -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 19:39:31 -0800 (PST)


I never, ever generalise.

And, Manager does not often mean (!=) leader, these
post-dotcom days, it seems. Unfortunate, that.

Agreed, sometimes.

I agree about the confrontation thing; but, to be
honest, I do that too.

--- Bill Swallow <wswallow -at- nycap -dot- rr -dot- com> wrote:
>
> ::: Sounds good, Bill. Your thoughts on approaches
> are all
> ::: reasonable, and sound.
> :::
> ::: Unfortunately, the "mommyfication of management"
> is
> ::: alive and well. Managing using the "stick and
> stick
> ::: approach is alive and well, in allegedly modern
> ::: companies as well as the blue-suit ones.
> :::
> ::: I like your thoughts and approach but,
> sometimes, it
> ::: just ain't so.
>
> Right... Sometimes... :)
>
> I dunno... I don't like over-generalizations. They
> don't seem to drive the
> point home like good ol' facts or honesty. >
> "manager" /= "leader"
> and
> Not all managers are or will ever be effective
> leaders. (and no, that is not
> an over-generalization *g*).


=====
T.

"Money makes the world go 'round is an incomplete statement; money is the fuel, and stupidity is the short bus that burns it." (Bill Swallow-02/04)

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