Four Management Styles: Are You Psychotic?

I sometimes incorporate quotes in my blog from different sources that I think are insightful. So I decided to mashup two of them — one from Jack Welch and another from Howard Schultz. Interestingly, they combine nicely to describe different management styles

Four Unique Management Styles

Four Unique Management Styles

The bottom line: Are you the type of executive that you’d like to be?

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I'm an experience (XM) management catalyst; helping organizations improve results by engaging the hearts and minds of their employees, customers, and partners. I enjoy researching and speaking about leading-edge XM topics. I lead the Qualtrics XM Institute, which is the world's best job. We're igniting a global community of XM Professionals who are inspired and empowered to radically improve the human experience. To achieve this goal, my team focuses on thought leadership, training, and community building. My work is driven by a set of fundamental beliefs: 1) Everything starts and ends with human beings, so you need to understand how people think, feel, and behave; 2) XM is a discipline that needs to be woven throughout an organization's entire operating fabric; and 3) Building the XM discipline requires a combination of culture, competency, and technology.

2 thoughts on “Four Management Styles: Are You Psychotic?”

  1. Two types of executives almost always lead an organization to failur.
    (1) The Mr. I am the boss and the buck stops right here. This type is never ever on the same page as the rest of the organization team. People are too intimidated to bring fresh ideas or even express facts (maybe viewed as excuses by the boss).
    (2) Mr. nice guy who cannot diffrenciate between excuses and his teams’ lack of skill and/or will to execute stratigies and tactics and therefore allows Jr. leaders to continue holding the organization from achieving targets.
    True leaders joins the front line to better understand their customers/clients needs as well as their own front line team needs and wants. Decisions made at the “office” don’t always benefit the organization.

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