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709: Why “Connector” Managers Build Better Talent

November 12, 2019 11:15

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Sari Wilde, a managing vice president at Gartner, studied 5,000 managers and
identified four different types of leaders. The surprising result is that the
“always on” manager is less effective at developing employees, even though
many companies encourage supervisors to give constant feedback. Instead, the
“connector” manager is the most effective, because they facilitate productive
interactions across the organization. Wilde explains what the best connector
managers do, how to be one, and how to work for one. With Jaime Roca, Wilde
wrote the book “The Connector Manager: Why Some Leaders Build Exceptional
Talent -- and Others Don’t.” Read more
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