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Five Mindsets of a Manager

The five managerial mindsets that Gosling & Mintzberg have identified do not stand alone.  Juggling all the elements in running a successful business is a never-ending decision-making exercise.  Think global and work local; collaborate with others and watch the competition; produce results and nurture people; perpetually change and maintain order! It’s some challenge, but Gosling and Mintzberg suggest that managers who collaborate can weave these mindsets into a rich tapestry for business success.

Watch the video for background information about The Five Mindsets of a Manager, feel free to request the templates laura@thehiddenedge.co.uk. I am happy to share.

 

1. Recognise how each of the five mindsets enables you and your business to open up your thinking about different business problems and solutions

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2. Use the following template to help you to consider where your strengths and weaknesses are in your business in relation to business strategy thinking

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Please do share your experiences with these models in the comments below.  I am building a portfolio of small business case studies and would love to include examples of what has worked well for you.

PS – If you need further help then give me a call on 07962 626604 to arrange a Skype session with me.

 

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