Why engaged managers matter

Managers help employees thrive by showing interest in them beyond how much they produce. A manager who takes the time to get to know staff members can make a difference in productivity, engagement, and the workers’ overall health. Elizabeth Pittelkow Kittner, CPA/CITP, CGMA, head of finance for the International Legal Technology Association, discusses how managers can be better and how organisations can better prepare their next-generation leaders.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How managers can learn from the exceptional and the less-than-exceptional ways they’ve been managed.
  • The link between management style and worker stress.
  • Why Pittelkow Kittner believes “nice people” have no barriers to being effective managers.
  • How managers can use social media to promote their values.
  • The importance of adapting management style to individual workers.

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