Interesting article published today by forbes.com looking at link between their managers’ human skills and overall employee performance:
Many organizations minimize the link between their managers’ human skills and overall employee performance. But over and over, the research confirms that old gut sense: A manager is generally the most important factor in bringing out a worker’s best performance.
Good managers don’t manage projects, they manage people, and they get good performances out of people. Still, as researchers Megha Oberoi and Paresh Rajgarhia wrote last year, “Our analysis revealed that most companies invest in world-class processes for their performance management system, but they overlook the importance of the people element.”
In their research, they found that employees often saw a stronger link between good management and good performance than the companies themselves did. Read full article here.