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Mastering Management Styles: Expert Guidance for Managers by Harris Silverman

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Striking the balance

The trick in all this, of course, is finding the right balance; and unfortunately, there's no formula for doing so. As a general rule, you will need to put the requirements of the organization first; beyond that, be as supportive of your employees as you can.

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Do as much as you can for your employees without sacrificing the interests of the organization.

Many factors will come into decisions about where you want to place yourself on the organization/employee spectrum:

  • The nature of your organization is likely to make a difference; the attitude of businesses toward employees is generally different from that of public sector ...

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