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Should You Report an Honest Budget Mistake?

When preparing an annual budget, Mildred unintentionally over estimated costs by almost $50,000 on a line item in her department.  While upper management reduced allocations for some of Mildred’s requests, they did not question her error. 218 more words

Effective Leader

Middle managers – Africa’s unlikely heros?

Middle management is not a topic that typically grabs headlines. Yet effective middle managers hold the key to Africa’s prosperity. African organisations across sectors and of different sizes cite a talent gap at the middle manager level. 1,001 more words

Industry News

Psychological Ownership and the Entrepreneurial Behavior of Middle Managers

It has been widely postulated that individual entrepreneurial actions are the key to driving a firms innovative capacity and building a entrepreneurial mindset among employees. This particular study was motivated by need to better understand what drives individuals to behave entrepreneurially inside an organization.

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Plastic Thoughts

On Friday, May 24th at 12:40PM I underwent general anesthesia in order to have my nose manipulated and corrected as to prevent chronic nose bleeding and improve the aesthetic and symmetry of my face. 1,870 more words


4 Ways to Heal Your Library Team After a Micromanager

If your predecessor was a micromanager and you are more of a collaborative type of manager, you may have some clean-up to do to get your new team on track. 616 more words


How to Survive when Caught in the Middle

Ellen’s heart was pounding and her throat was dry.  As a new manager, Ellen had just ended her first staff meeting.  Employees had complained long and loud about budget cuts and the recent firing of their previous boss. 224 more words

New Leader

Dear current boss

There are a few things I’d like to get off my chest:

  1. Understand boundaries.

It is not appropriate to ask staff to divulge personal information about themselves by way of introduction. 388 more words