Does good management boosts productivity?

Does good management boosts productivity?

Do you know good management when you see it, feel it or participate under it? I think most would and yet successful management is sometimes hard to define. Take a close look...

MANAGEMENT is one of the most successful industries of the past century. In 1914 it was a mere infant. The Harvard Business School (HBS) was just six years old. Management literature consisted of Frederick Taylor’s “The Principles of Scientific But does management deserve its current elevated status? Or is it just a jargon-spouting con-trick? There is no shortage of sceptics. Matthew Stewart, a former management consultant, has written a book on “The Management Myth”. Philip Delves Broughton, an HBS alumnus, calls his fellow MBAs “masters of the apocalypse”. This columnist co-wrote a book on management gurus called “The Witch Doctors”. Other critics argue that there is no such thing as “good management”—everything depends on context—or that it is impossible to measure how much difference something as nebulous as management makes.

 
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