Spotlight for Career Services ProfessionalsSeptember 4, 2013
Effective leaders must be flexible and situational in motivating
others. In the book "Leadership in Career Services: Voices from the
Field," Manny Contomanolis, associate vice president of enrollment
management and career services at the Rochester Institute of
Technology, writes that the key is not to treat people the way you want to be treated, but rather the way they want to be treated.
"Recognizing the individual differences in your team members and
responding to them is a powerful motivational principle,"
Contomanolis says. "It's important to focus on your role of
creating a motivating environment in which individuals understand
and value their roles and in which the organization recognizes and
supports the office team members as individuals."
He says creating a motivating office environment requires
leaders do the following:
For more about "Leadership in Career Services: Voices from the
Field," see www.createspace.com/3943467.
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