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Amar Deep Seetohul, Manager, Mauritius
Conflicts occur regularly in almost all organisations. Managers having a conflict with top management normally have to accept the decision and command of top management. But quite often, the lower/middle manager may actually be right as he is the one who is conversant with the intricacies of the shop floor, not top management... (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Jorge Garrido, Director, Mexico

Conflict Between Lower, Middle and Top Management

Top managers in most cases never work on the floor. And even if they did, they forget what they learned at the shop floor.
So indeed normally the one that knows better how things can be improved is the people from the shop but sometimes they are not able to express the situations.
So we need to help them to describe them in a better way, to do diagrams or lay-outs in an easy way that everybody is able to understand (A3 form, lean culture).
In this way you will empower your people to make decisions, and you can reduce the need for managers.

  Gunaseelan, Manager, India

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  chilufya chabu floyd, Student (MBA), Zambia

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  David Wilson, Manager, Canada

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  Ruwan Bandara, Manager, Sri Lanka

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  A Kum, Manager

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  Jorge Garrido, Director, Mexico

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  K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India

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  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico

No Conflicts Between a Manager and Top Management. The Boss is the Boss

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  WALTER CASQUINO, Professor, Peru

Managerial Conflicts?

I am in favor of Javier Elenes' point of view. Co (...)

  K.Narayana Moorthy, HR Consultant, India

Conflict Types

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  WALTER CASQUINO, Professor, Peru

Conflicts Between 2 Management Parties

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  Jack Mwangi, Interim Manager, Kenya

Conflicts are Part of Management

Whether we like it or not, it's an accepted fact i (...)

  Tito Rafael Hidalgo Barcia, Strategy Consultant, Ecuador

Managers in Conflict with Top Management

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  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico

Protocol: Are You Aware of the Effects of your Decicion?

@: Good point, to create a protocol, hope you like (...)

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