Management by Initiatives!

Management by Objectives, SMART > Best Practices Log in

Management by Initiatives!
sandeep dey, Student (University), Singapore, Member
To my personal considerations, MBO has had its day. It's time to add a new dimension to this 'age old' management style which reminds me of macho-management of the 60's and 70's (sic).
What should replace MBO is what I call MBI (Management by Initiatives). As the HR dynamics across organizational planes undergo a paradigm shift, it's high time that such management styles should be rendered with a more human-centric approach. MBI advocates the rendering of a greater degree of freedom to subordinates in getting a task terminated with maximum optimization and minimum redundancy. The subordinates should be motivated by the manager to set task goals by themselves (read: initiatives).
Here I would like to highlight the importance of the appreciative inquiry approach (AI) as the latter opens doors to a conducive and comprehensive communication platform between the management and the workers.
MBI + AI = Organizational Success!...Sign up



Special Interest Group Leader

Management by Objectives, SMART

Best Practices
Expert Tips


About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2018 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V14.1 - Last updated: 21-10-2018. All names of their owners.