Hands-on Boss

Ferrante, Louis
June 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jun2011, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p14
This article presents a discussion on hands-on bosses. The author claims that a valuable principle he learned from Mafia dons is that hands-on bosses are effective leaders, and that successful Mob members are astute businessmen. The archival Napoleon Bonaparte and Duke of Wellington are also cited as hands-on bosses. The author suggests that in order to become a hands-boss, one should get out and meet people by visiting their workplaces such as stores and warehouses and shaking their hands.


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