“There are no bad teams. There are only bad officers.” Napoleon Bonaparte stressed the necessity of a strong leader when it comes to delivering the optimum performance for a team – or perhaps the best economical situation for the long-term success of a company. But today’s managers are not only the boss, the role model, and the leader commanding respect, they’re also motivators, sparring partners and mentors. The requirements for leaders nowadays are becoming increasingly complex.
With the help of ManagerFragen.org, a German platform that allows senior executives a place to discuss management topics and current events in the HR sphere, we asked some experienced executives for their thoughts on the question: what are the requirements for the modern manager?