Unlocking the Leadership Trap of Having “Favourites”
25 September 2020
Join Dr Daejeong Choi, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Melbourne as he discusses how to be an effective team leader.
“An effective team leader has the ability to form unique and effective relationships with each team member that recognises each member’s unique needs, skills and competencies,” Dr Choi says.
“But in practice most managers form high-quality relationships with only a subset of team members – often with the most competent or most likeable.
“How can leaders form differentiated relationships with each of their followers without suffering negative consequences from disgruntled team members?”