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Managers Who Lead: Management is the New Leadership

Management has been quietly changing and growing more complicated since the Industrial Revolution. As you’ll see, today we need managers who lead. The manufacturing economy made management a straightforward and unambiguous affair. Workers used their hands, and managers used their intellect. The Value Zone, where we create actual customer value used to be machinery and tangible products like steel and automobiles. During the manufacturing economy, managers managed things. But today, everything has changed. Machines and products no longer make up the Value Zone. An individual’s knowledge, ideas, energy, and enthusiasm — these constitute the Value Zone today. Today we have a ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. view article