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The art of minimally invasive management


According to Randy Komisar, writing for the HBR.org Blog Network, most of the time the best thing a manager can do is to get out of the way of the people actually doing the work. This is the principle behind what he calls “Minimally Invasive Management”.

Komisar quotes the late management guru Peter Drucker, who said: “So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.”

Komisar says that the idea of Minimally Invasive Management reflects the challenges faced by tech-centred startups in rethinking the role of professional managers.

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Source Article: Be A Minimally Invasive Manager
Author(s): Randy Komisar
Publisher: HBR.org