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Social Intelligence: The New Science of Success by Karl Albrecht

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Chapter 9. SI IN CHARGE Thoughts on Developing Socially Intelligent Leaders

"FLOGGINGS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL MORALE IMPROVES."

Sign in Australian factory

Former FBI director Louis B. Freeh reportedly told his senior executives on his first day in his new position, "My idea of teamwork is a whole lot of people doing exactly what I tell them."

You know the type: "It's my way or the highway." "If I want your opinion, I'll give it to you." "I'm not here to win a popularity contest; my job is to get results." "If you don't show people who's boss, they'll walk all over you."

Does a manager have to "kick butts" in order to succeed? Does making people hate you or fear you come with the job? Does the performance of a work team, a department, a division, or ...

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