Julie Zhuo, former Facebook vice president of product and design. Source: Wikicommons

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The unwritten rules of management

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Management is not leadership (although it includes leadership). And it’s not tactics (although it involves tactics). Management is a process that runs organisations and parts of organisations. It’s that simple — and that hard.

Here, SmartCompany Plus distills advice from the most successful managers and business coaches in the world. 

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“Great managers are not philosophers, entertainers, doers, or artists. They are engineers. They see their organisations as machines and work assiduously to maintain and improve them,” writes entrepreneur Ray Dalio in Principles: Life and Work.

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