‘Backstage Management: The Invisible Work of Highly Productive Leaders’, by Charles Galunic
The late organisational theorist James March, who took place to instruct Charles Galunic at Stanford, made use of to say that management was a delicate combination of “poetry and plumbing”.
Galunic’s reserve does not neglect the poetry. He writes perfectly about the obligation of leaders to set powerful visions for their groups and sell them though in the glare of the community highlight. But his emphasis is on the prosaic plumbing and electrics. The “creating, keeping and integrating” of fundamental procedures these as producing talent, crafting tradition, handling