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In a new book, Julian Birkinshaw urges businesspeople to give more thought to management models.
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Some good points made, but to me (old school) “managements” primary roles are plan, organize, lead, control and recruit.
They also have to “coach and train”, develop people, create an environment where there is bottom-up and top-down ideas for constant improvement always out there.
And like it or not, there has to be focus on the bottom line results using the above modle to maximize those.
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