A Simple Start with Management by Exception

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A Simple Start with Management by Exception
Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece, Member
When I used to be a manager myself, if any of my subordinates came with a question, I asked them what was their proposal and if they had one, then we could discuss it.
If it was a good idea they were told to go ahead.
If they did not have a proposal they were asked to come back with one; again, I followed the same route.
Eventually they learned to take responsibilities themselves and reduced my amount of work to resolve major issues.
This was the way I followed to initiate a management by exception practice in real terms....Sign up
 

 
MBE with Possible Solutions
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
Very good idea - exceptions missing a solution could be brought out by even accountants or chasers whose main job is to check budgets and schedules.
 

 
Managment by Exception
Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece, Member
Very good Jagdish, I have always believed that in order to develop individuals you must make them think... Work out solutions to problems etc. Make th...Sign up
 

 
What if the Delegated Solution is not Good?
Kurt Ludikovsky, Consultant, Austria, Member
I agree with what has been said about educating employees and also about supporting and improving their self esteem.
But Professor, what did you ...Sign up
 

 
Decision Making Process
Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece, Member
Dear Kurt, thank you for your constructive comment. My original intention was to make them think. Not necessarily come up with the right solution.
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Good / Bad, Right / Wrong and Time Dimensions
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
@Prof Alkis has deftly changed the remark of @Kurt from good (bad) to right decisions.
Good or bad depends on value systems which change from per...Sign up
 

 
Good/bad, Right/wrong and Time Dimensions
Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos, Business Consultant, Greece, Member
Hi Jagdish, your remarks are excellent. Time is most certainly an element which plays a capital role in almost any decision. Wrong timing is very ofte...Sign up
 

 
 

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