4 Cures for Death by Convention

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4 Cures for Death by Convention

As I read Peter Drucker's clear writing about The Theory of Business, there was one perspective that came through clearly, but was not made explicit by Drucker - the risk of organizational death by convention.

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Go "White Wolf"

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Go "White Wolf"

I watched an on-line presentation today. It was a video of a conference presentation admonishing executives (in this case CIOs) to take a ‘Gray Wolf’ strategy.  My take on this was 'it was a mess'.

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Stop telling your employees what to do!

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Stop telling your employees what to do!

Successful leaders I’ve worked with realize the dangers of a dictatorial style of telling, despite how lucrative the short-term benefits might seem (i.e. efficiency, progress) and especially how devastating the long-term effects turn out to be (i.e. turnover, costly rework and mistakes).

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