Machiavellian Management Style



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mohammed chalil, Manager, India
While I was reading a book on Machiavellianism with unusual interest, my 13-year old daughter asked what is this all about. Usually I like such questions and I encourage them to ask such questions. My son also joined his sister... To maintain the brevity, I decided to spend some time to recollect what I just read. The essence was: “leaders can accomplish their goals only by being tough, manipulative, dictatorial, or paternalistic as the situation requires…” “never make your intentions clear when you communicate…” “ consider everybody as potential rivals and never believe…“ I realized the mistake I was going to make if I told the true content with full ownership. So I decided to take an advance bail this book I am not reading for practicing. I am just reading it for understanding the perception of the author and others who would read this... Is the Machiavellian approach sustainable? (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  suppinder bains, Manager, Canada

Machiavellian Management Style

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  Soraya Arteaga, Canada

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  SATISH PANDE, Business Consultant, India

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  Michael D. Moore, Entrepreneur, United States

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