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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 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


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


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.

PPS – This exercise forms part of a series of workshops on Quality Management & Measurements 

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