Tag Archives: Management

Do psychopaths really make better leaders?

Psychopathic personality traits are often seen as desirable in the corporate environment, but research suggests they can do more harm than good.

Credit: Twentieth Century Fox

Take a look around your office. Would you classify any of your colleagues as psychopathic?

While it may be a term more often associated with film industry depictions of knife-wielding killers like Hannibal Lecter and Dexter Morgan, there is evidence that suggests psychopaths are surprisingly common in the business environment.

Studies have indicated that, depending where you look, up to one in five of those filling company boardrooms and senior management positions are hiding psychopathic tendencies, using certain personality traits to charm and manipulate their way through the workplace. Read more »

Robots as managers

Robots In Management - Dilbert by Scott Adams

How the busiest people plan their days

For people who manage hundreds of employees and dozens of projects, having a foolproof way to plan the day is crucial to performance.

By Alina Dizik

If you want a job interview with Li Fan, head of engineering at Pinterest, you’ll need to wait until Friday.

Fan categorises the types of meetings she takes by days of the week. Mondays are for large group meetings and Tuesdays are for speaking with people one-on-one. Wednesdays and Thursdays are for ad hoc requests or various monthly meetings.

The reason? Read more »

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things – Peter Drucker

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things

Peter Drucker

Under-budget projects

Source: Dilbert Is Under Budget – Dilbert Comic Strip on 2017-06-08 | Dilbert by Scott Adams