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> ::: This is 2004, and a highly competitive global
> ::: Managerial "techniques"
> ::: based on the premise that "you have to do what I
> tell you
> ::: to do because I'm the
> ::: mommy" are as obsolete as "my way or the
> highway." Pushing
> ::: and leading are
> ::: fundamentally different activities, and the
> majority of
> ::: managers seem stuck on
> ::: the idea of authoritarian techniques;
> specifically, those
> ::: managers are
> ::: incompetent to manage virtual teams of highly
> ::: individuals in
> ::: geographically dispersed locations.
> OK... So, did you just get spanked by a remote
> manager or was there a point
> to this question-turned-rant?
Probably he did. I don't begrudge him that, but,
again, your points are well made.
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