Tejus Parikh

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Another new Manager Challenge: Managers Have a More Stakeholders

Posted on February 2, 2018

Bad managers never shift from the mindset of an individual contributor. Great managers broaden the number of stakeholders when making decisions.

Bad managers never shift from the mindset of an individual contributor. Great managers broaden the number of stakeholders when making decisions.

Individual contributors get the luxury of a simple world view. There are essentially only two people they have to keep happy, the manager with HR authority and yourself. Work product, customer happiness, teammate happiness, and nearly everything else consolidates itself into the impressions of these two stakeholders.

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