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Becoming A Better Boss: Why Good Management is So Difficult by Julian Birkinshaw

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7

The Future of Management?

My purpose in writing this book has been, simply, to help you become a better boss. By understanding the way your employees think, your own biases and frailties, and the inherent limitations of the organizations in which you work, you should be better positioned to develop strategies and tactics to help your employees do their best work and to get things done yourself. My guidance throughout has been pragmatic – based on a view of how the business world works today, rather than how it might work in a theoretical or idealized world.

This final chapter takes a slightly different approach, by considering how the world of work might change in the years ahead and whether these changes make your job as a manager easier ...

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