Should Managers be Feared or Loved?

Monster Managers vs. Moses Managers…

Monster Managers

These are managers who rule by the sword and wear authority on their sleeves. They can make you cringe or hide under the desk when they approach you at work.

Moses Managers

Final Thoughts

Moses managers motivate and inspire you to do your best work by maximizing employee engagement and building trust.

Good and bad management may also depend on employee perceptions of how coworkers are treated.

Is a balanced mix of traits exemplified by both the Moses manager and monster manager the most effective style?

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