Management Styles: Different Strokes for Different Folks
Many managers – especially those new to management – stick to one style of leadership that feels natural to them. But all managers know that keeping workers motivated can be challenging at best. The problem arises when a manager doesn’t consider that different people have different triggers for what motivates them.
In his article, Wearer of Many Hats: One Management Style Does Not Fit All, Jeffrey Young looks at why it’s so important to consider both individuals and the situation at hand as uniquely different, requiring different approaches to get the job done.
Read: Wearer of Many Hats: One Management Style Does Not Fit All and then leave a comment below with your thoughts. As a manager, how have you varied approach to fit the situation? When it comes to motivation, which personality types do you find most challenging?
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