emotional intelligence

Bully-boy Tactics no longer favoured by British Bosses

UK managers are showing more empathy towards employees than ever before. For years we’ve been bombarded with bombastic British business leaders on our television screens. Alan Sugar’s TV appearances have presented us with some very no-holds-barred examples of what supposedly makes a good boss. But according to new research today about what makes a good leader, it seems the dictatorial model is on the out. The softer, more empathetic management model favoured by perhaps Theo Paphitis and Richard Branson is now seen as the key to getting the most out of employees. The survey found that since the economic downturn; over half of bosses have actively changed their leadership stance in order to be seen as part of the team. Over one third revealed they now take a more active interest in the welfa... »