Sure, Slow Management is about maintaining sanity. It is also about speed. And no, this isn’t a contradiction.
Obviously, it is amazing what you can do when you focus on work and not the dizzing dance of distractions flying about like incontinent dung beetles. I won’t rant and rave about the impact of rampant multitasking–this article should do the trick.
Lean ways of working are understandably getting a lot of play. When you look at the principles, they are just good management.
- Make sure people are focused on value-adding activities;
- share learning and best practices;
- make the right decisions and the right time;
- engage and empower the team;
- act with integrity; and
- stitch it all together.