Managing Multiple Bosses
Kevan Hall argues that you shouldn’t wait for your boss to decide your priorities and goals – propose some yourself. Whilst he suggests this for people with more than one boss, we think the same could apply if you only have one, very busy, one!
Rather than being a ‘matrix victim’, we recommend becoming a ‘matrix manager.’ You might think that having two bosses would mean more leadership and support, but often it means less. When we have multiple bosses we need to take more ownership for our own goals and roles, and the good news is that this can lead to much more satisfying jobs.
Kevan Hall, Global Integration
Managing Multiple Bosses, by Kevan Hall. Huffington Post, 16 January 2013.