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Unformatted text preview: the items hes been putting off or unable to attend to because of the time hes committed putting out all those little fires. In order for self-managed teams to occur, a training and transition period is necessary to help managers be comfortable with a new level of authority. New responsibilities require new skill sets. The adjustment period goes both ways upper management must also learn how to relinquish micromanaging that may have occurred in the past. All will be representing the companys interests and working toward achieving the companys vision as a whole. One new challenge for upper management and leadership would be to keep this vision in the minds of all of the employees, especially the managers who are directing the self-directed teams. The unified vision is of critical importance. This type of self-directed or self-managed atmosphere leads to many positive benefits: improved labor relations, improved employee morale, and improved performance levels....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course MANAGEMENT MT140-10 taught by Professor Fail during the Spring '10 term at Kaplan University.
- Spring '10