The Worst Ideas In Management

by David Burkus

Management, as an invention to help organizations run smoothly, has been around for a little over 100 years. In that time, we’ve come up with some amazing tools and tactics to enhance productivity and engagement. We’ve also implemented some well-intended, but absolutely terrible, ideas. A few of these, despite their problems, are still being used today. Here are the worst management ideas, why they’re so terrible, and how we could fix them.

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