There are plenty of bad bosses. There are fewer good ones. But it’s especially rare to find a great boss.
Stanford professor and author Bob Sutton looks at the hallmarks and strategies of that rare breed in this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture given at Stanford University. While traditional management theory indicates that monitoring employee monitoring and processes is the path to greatness, his own research shows just the opposite. Over-management, in fact, can stifle the creative process.