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Get the Monkey Off Your Back!
The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Mike Dowling was an engineer, a technical guy working for a telecom company, when, as happens to many people, he was rewarded for his competence by being promoted, without training, to be a manager. Suddenly he had about 18 direct reports and, as a result of a reorganization shortly after, about He had been an expert in one area, but now supervised six or seven areas of activity. He had been responsible for his own work, but now he was in some way responsible for those subordinates as well, and he kept getting drawn deeply into their work, making decisions for them. I couldn't get anywhere," recalls Mr. Dowling, who was working for B.
Who Is Working for Whom?
The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey - Ken Blanchard
When the idea of Monkey Management first appeared in , it was a big hit. And, rightly so. It clarifies how managers easily get drawn into over-work, and sets out rules for how they can avoid it. It first emerged in one of the most-requested Harvard Business Review articles. He then revised the details when it became the subject of one of the best-selling One Minute Manager books.