The Set-Up-To-Fail Syndrome: How Good Managers Cause Great People to Fail

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Does this scenario sound familiar? An employee you manage slips up somehow: a missed deadline, a lost account, or a weak presentation. You decide to oversee that person's work more closely. After all, if your direct reports aren't delivering, it's your head that will roll. To further your frustration, the more you 'help', the worse the employee's performance becomes. What's going on? In this eye-opening book, leadership experts Jean-Francois Manzoni and Jean-Louis Barsoux expose a disturbing and surprisingly rampant ...

The Set-Up-To-Fail Syndrome: How Good Managers Cause Great People to Fail 2002, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780875849492

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