Management by Exception is Just One Thing..

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Management by Exception is Just One Thing..
Georges Van Cauwenbergh, Management Consultant, Ireland, Member
Micromanaging should be avoided at all time. This is usually done by a manager who does not trust his/her subordinates and/or is incapable of delegating. We see this behaviour a lot from managers who are promoted without the proper training for the position they are promoted into.
Indeed a managers should make it clear 'what' needs to be done and not 'how' it should be done. A manager should devote more of their time on strategic issues - making sure that the operations vision is still on track; conceptual and analytic thinking; why things are done the way they are done e.g. look at possible improvements..
And of course deal with escalations and mentor subordinate managers where necessary.
Having said all that, in practice, there is still a lot more to it....Sign up
 

 
Management by Exception is Just One Thing..
Nicolae Enache, Consultant, Romania, Member
Management by exception seems to be another 'onion leaf' of the same problem (managing people) that squeezes tears from managers.
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MBE Tends to Be One Dimensional
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
Nicolae, very good point to emphasize that MBE tends to look at one dimension of the problem. All problems which are escalated to managers often are m...Sign up
 

 
 

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