It is easy to identify what we think are the traits of a bad manager, not so easy to say what makes a good one.
Besides that, can bad managers can get good results and if you do not get good results does that mean you are not a good manager?
There are so many other things going on in these scenarios that the questions in themselves do not help you and we need to take a different perspective.
Henley programme director for Developing Management Practice, Denise Fryer, believes that the most successful managers are those who develop high self-awareness. She explores in this article how relevant this becomes as well as what else comes into play, when you are managing others and achieving goals and objectives through them.
Read more of Denise’s thoughts on being a good manager.
About Henley Business School
Henley is a world-renowned international business school based in the UK. It is one of only 100 business schools in the world to hold triple accredited status. Ranked in the FT top 25 worldwide*, its executive education programmes are designed to enable the practical application of new skills and behaviours. Henley offers both face-to-face and live-online open programmes. Focus areas include leadership, management, coaching & behavioural change, as well as people and organisational change. Qualifications range from undergraduate right up to its world ranked MBA. It has more than 80,000 alumni in over 160 countries.
*FT combined rankings 2020