Living Textbooks: Supportive Relationships and Management

Living Textbooks: Supportive Relationships and Management

Building relationships that provide support and encouragement is a successful management indicator. This article gives you real ideas for why and how…

Specifically, a manager needs to learn how to develop supportive relationships with subordinates as a foundation for being able to inspire and motivate them to achieve their full potential. Effective conflict management skills rely on both the To our surprise, our preliminary quantitative analysis indicated that managerial interpersonal skills were best represented by three sets of skills, not five. Self-management, which includes being aware of and in control of one’s emotions (similar in part to the popular notion of emotional intelligence), did not seem to fit with the other factors.

In a sense, it seems clear that “supportive relationships” are an obvious point of importance for successful management.  That said, what is obvious is not always practiced. If your think about leadership and management success, trust is a key factor. Building trust is an outgrowth of supportive relationships.

 

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