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(Why) Do we Need Managers?
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
Why do we need managers? They are a layer of cost and add no real value, so why do we have them? Most specialists left their field to be managers and usually hate it and perform at lower levels than in their previous roles. What if we reduced managers to stewards and facilitators and paid them like other specialists - would this help? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Managers are Needed
MARTIN, Turnaround Manager, Kenya, Member
  I read your comment on managers with a lot of consternation. The truth is that we need managers who also double up as leaders in their roles. The essence is that managers help units pull in one direction using the corresponding communication channels. Managers also enhance the spirit of responsibility and shorten the required time in delivery.
Take the situation in Africa for instance. We have plenty of resources, but we lack prudent managers in the name of leaders. Hence the continued under utilisation and proliferation of poverty.
A case in point is Nigeria with massive oil resources, but not fully utilised to create capital and avert biting poverty.

  Why We Need Managers
Niranjan Chatterjee, Researcher, India, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers??
Deepesh Kaveeshwar, Manager, India, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers?
gloria edem kuetsinyah, Ghana, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers
Nitin Thakur, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
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  Why Managers are Needed
Margaret Kilonzo, Manager, Kenya, Member
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  Specialists versus Managers
MARTIN, Turnaround Manager, Kenya, Member
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  Of Course we Need Managers
Olumide Oni, Manager, Nigeria, Member
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  We Need Managers
Tengue Felix
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  Yes do we Need Managers... and Specialists
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
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  Fayols Management Roles
Phillip Baka, Student (MBA), South Africa, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers?
pinar Basaran, Turkey, Member
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  Should we Reduce the Role of Managers?
Amar Deep Seetohul, Manager, Mauritius, Member
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  Reduce Hierarchy - Not the Role of Managers
pinar Basaran, Turkey, Member
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  We Need Leader as Manager... not Just a Manager
Ajay Nagariya, India, Member
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  Reducing Hierarchy
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
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  (Why) Do we Need Managers?
Daniel Griffith, Teacher, United States, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
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  Manager Have a Brokering and Facilitating Role
Dali Horeshka, Business Consultant, Albania, Member
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  Leaders and Managers
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
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  Leaders or Managers?
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
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  Why we Need Managers... Who else would Manage Otherwise?!
Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal, Member
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  When Managers are not Needed
Jorge Garrido, Director, Mexico, Member
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  It Depends on Employees
Divyani bhansali, Student (University), India, Member
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  Oh Yes. We Need Managers!!!!
Biju T A, Professor, India, Member
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  When we Still Need Managers
Egessa, Accountant, Uganda, Member
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  Managers versus Leaders do we Need Them
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
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  Difference between Managers and Leaders is Outdated
Biju T A, Professor, India, Member
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  Outdated Arguments?!
Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal, Member
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  Leaders and Managers - There is no Difference!
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, Premium Member
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  Why we Need Managers
Elisha Simon, HR Consultant, Nigeria, Member
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  Do we Need Managers?
Jorge Garrido, Director, Mexico, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers
Edna Rotich, Kenya, Member
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  Specialist versus Managers
santiago, HR Consultant, Angola, Member
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  Specialists, Leaders and Managers - what a Mess
Monteiro, Consultant, Portugal, Member
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  Why we Need Managers
halima Sheikh, Kenya, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers
irawan sugito, HR Consultant, Indonesia, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers
vasumathi, Management Consultant, Zambia, Member
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  Principles of Management - Fayol
Amar Deep Seetohul, Manager, Mauritius, Member
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  Why do we Need Managers
Popovic Zeljko, Manager, Slovenia, Member
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Principles of Management
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Are Fayol's 14 Management Principles Still Relevant Today?
🔥Is Management an Inexact Science?
Abuse of Delegation | Misuse of Delegating
Which of Fayol's 14 Principles is Most Important?
Best Practices
🥇What is Management?
🥈What is organisational hierarchy?
🥉Management requires patience
How to Remember the 14 Principles by Fayol?
Best Ever Developed on Management
The 10 Principles of Urwick
Risks in Fayol's 14 Principles of Management
Evolution of Management
Managers versus Leaders
Good and bad managers...
POLICE Acronym in Management
Need for Employees' Welfare in the Principles
Managers: Born or Made?
Fayol's Management Roles
Add #15 Principle: Conformity to the Basic Origin
Difficulties to Apply 14 Principles of Henri Fayol
What is Prevoyance? Explanation
Delegation: How to Delegate Effectively?
Explanation and Examples of Esprit de Corps
Fayols Principles are the Basis of Many Later Management Concepts
Organizational Efficiency or Effectiveness?
(Why) Do we Need Managers?
Interpreting POLICE In Management Parlance
Difference between Adminstration and Management
Example of Subordination of Individual Interest?
Fayol's Unity of Direction Principle of Management
On #9: Scalar Chain has to be Modified for Current Times
On the 4th Principle: Unity of Command
A Good Organization Run by Monkeys
Exactly Where are the 14 Principles of Fayol Located?
The Power of an Ownership Attitude among Employees
All of These Principles are Obvious Features
Are Fayol's Principles of Management also applicable to non-profit organizations?
Current Research on Fayol / 14 Principles?
Manager in Conflict with Top Management...
Books by Henri Fayol on Management
Management Mantras
The Contribution of Henri Fayol to Strategy


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