Seven Undesirable Management Traits

    Trait 1:

  • Being a control freak and needing to be involved in everything.
  • Trait 2:

  • Not clearly setting out your expectations of others.
  • Trait 3:

  • Avoiding taking action and procrastinating excessively before taking decisions.
  • Trait 4:

  • Passing the buck when things go wrong rather than taking responsibility.
  • Trait 5:

  • Not giving feedback to others on how they are doing.
  • Trait 6:

  • Dealing with performance issues publicly rather than privately.
  • Trait 7:

  • Not following up when you have asked someone to deliver something.

What else would you add to the list?

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to achieve success and realize their professional potential through being highly effective leaders and managers. For more information and to sign up for his free audio e-course click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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