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Management Lessons to Learn (and Leave) from Best-Selling Books

Anyone who has been near corporate America in the last 10 years has likely seen a number of management trends come and go. But do we ever take the time to think about how they’ve really affected team performance or employee engagement?

With the popularity of books like The One Minute Manager, Who Moved My Cheese?, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and many other business best-sellers, managers have a huge store of advice to take in and process.

So after the CEO reads a book like this, what happens? A bunch of shiny new changes to implement in the office, of course! (Not to mention all the mandatory training that follows.)

Don’t get me wrong. These books have a lot of value to offer business leaders. So why do these initiatives so often fail?

To find out why these management trends aren’t taking off in your organization, read the rest of my blog originally posted on Performance I Create.

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