After years of experience working with management teams, Carlos has discovered that most managers prefer not to trust their subordinates with important decisions, and at the same time cannot accept when their own managers act the same way. This becomes an incredible problem in growing companies, where mid-managers are constantly handed more important decisions to make. In this talk, Carlos defines how a specific mindset can solve this problem; employees need to understand how to transform tasks into responsibilities.
Carlos Garcia-Pont has been a professor at IESE Business School in Barcelona for the last 24 years. His work has placed special emphasis on the importance of alliances in understanding competitive strategy, the organizational needs of market-oriented organizations in industrial markets and subsidiary strategy in global corporations. He has helped put together the concepts of market orientation and organizational openness to improve the innovation performance of organizations.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx