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  Hannah Pitstick |   Free |   Jul 2019 |   FM magazine

It’s more effective for leaders to foster initiative amongst their team, so individuals can decide for themselves when it makes sense to ditch the playbook in service of broader company goals.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Leadership: Motivating & inspiring, Advanced

1 Comments/Reflections

Tim Bilby

Tim Bilby Apr 2020

Useful ideas on not curbing enthusiasm to break the rules with the best intentions; however this needs to be balanced against which rules are broken, as some are there for safety which cannot be compromised. Equally punishing for breaking such rules isn't always the answer, as it can supress open reporting (Just Culture); more reinforcing why they are there.