Managing Clever People
As we move towards a knowledge economy we need to manage organisations full of clever people who don’t usually respond well to being managed.
Managing clever people can be like herding cats. Do you have clever people on your team who you need but don’t enjoy managing? It’s important to learn how to bring out the best in clever people because they can add tremendous value or, as we have seen recently in global businesses, destroy value. Here are some thoughts and tips from Rob Goffee, co-author of “Clever”
What do you do or can you do to create the environment in which clever, creative, innovative and talented people thrive and also contribute fully to the organisation?