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Middle managers & leadership – part 1: dynamo’s or dinosaurs in your organisation?

Research is ambivalent about the future of middle managers. “New technology itself has become the great general manager,” writes Lynda Gratton (2011, p. 36 ). She’s leading an international research consortium on the ‘future of work’. She announces the end of … Continue reading

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Lynda Gratton teasing ‘HR as usual’ in Antwerp

“We all agree about the need to change the work place. We share your conclusions on the future of work. But tomorrow we, HR, go back to our companies and try to create a burning platform within our management teams. … Continue reading

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The end or the revival of the middle manager?

“New technology itself has become the great general manager,” writes Lynda Gratton in a column for Harvard Business Review (Jan.-Feb. 2011), titled ‘The end of the middle manager’. “Moreover, skilled teams are increasingly self-managed…. There is little competitive advantage left in … Continue reading

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