YES Lives in the Land of NO

Gallagher, B. J.
December 2006
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2006, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p15
The author gives advice to leaders on how to say yes to suggestions and ideas of subordinates. According to her, managers say no to new ideas and proposals because there is no perceived need, no perceived benefits, no clear understanding, no time or resources to experiment and many others. She said that leaders need their employees' creativity and ideas to be competitive. Some pieces of advice that the author has offered to leaders are discussed.


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