Bad managers blamed for poor productivity

DOES this sound like your boss?

A bad communicator, unable to see they are wrong, a block to new ideas and adept at lowering your self-esteem within minutes.

If it does, you are not alone; a study of 5000 Australian executives over 10 years came to the conclusion that they lack basic interaction skills and can singlehandedly stymie productivity.

"It is often mistakenly assumed that business leaders have mastered such critical interaction skills, but our findings show quite the opposite," Bruce Watt Ph.D., managing director of DDI Australia, which conducted the research, says.

The research looked at executive skills in relation to team meetings, coaching, delegating and their general ability to communicate effectively

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