Layoff Leadership

Noer, David
September 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2009, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p16
The article discusses the traps that prevent leaders from restoring a downsized organization. Gunnysacking is defined as storing up hurt feelings, anger and unresolved conflicts. Becoming enmeshed in the cost cutting and control trap makes a leader lose sight of important objectives. Helping skills are preferred over controlling or evaluating skills.


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