What Managers Can Learn Walking Around

Clark, Dan
July 2011
Credit Union Journal;7/25/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p6
Trade Publication
In this article the author discusses the benefits of the business strategy, management by walking around (MBWA), for managers. It states that managers are able to learn how things work across the organization through MBWA, such as the effectiveness of the implementation of growth initiative, technological development, and unrewarded employees for their performance. It provides guidelines on how to take advantage of MBWA which include making a commitment to reach all departments and facilities.


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