Discover how to recognize people with this rare talent!
Did you know that Gallup's research revealed that about one in 10 people possess the talent to manage?
Though many people are endowed with some of the necessary traits, few have the unique combination of talent needed to help a team achieve excellence in a way that significantly improves a company's performance.
What makes a great manager? What are the traits and characteristics of a great manager?
Gallup has found that great managers have the following talents:
McKinsey surveyed 189,000 people in 81 diverse organizations around the world and found out that four kinds of behavior account for 89% of leadership effectiveness.
According to McKinsey, successful managers:
Google also wanted to know what makes a manager great, so it conducted its own research and got some interesting results. Google identified 5 key behaviors of its best managers. According to Google, a great manager:
In short, great managers are able to naturally engage team members and customers and sustain a culture of high productivity.
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