My dear colleagues of the interwebs, we all agree that the success of any organization is squarely dependent on its manager. We have seen organizations that were performing very well and then a new management comes in and they come crushing down.

In this article I want to give my version of what I think is the difference between competent and incompetent managers.

Competent managers are optimists and they think positively. They are honest, transparent and will delegate assignments to those in the organization who are most suitable for the assignments depending on their skills and expertise. They inspire even in high pressure situations and keep the team focused. They give credit where it is due, they encourage personal growth and they allow staff to learn from their mistakes rather than fear making mistakes. Competent managers show appreciation even for small achievements. They are mentors Continue Reading "Characteristics of Competent and Incompetent Managers"