‘Managing up’ and the art of influencing those above you
Despite what you might imagine, it’s not about manipulation: it’s about understanding and meeting the needs of those above you, to everyone’s benefit
Managing up – the art of influencing those above you at work – has gained popularity in recent years as a way to stand out from the crowd and advance your career.
For some, however, managing up is less about the greater good and more about managing perceptions. Want to look like a problem-solver? No problem. Just create a problem, then pretend to solve it.
Keen to curry favour with the boss? Easy. Pretend to...
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