In this podcast, Jim Harter discussed one of Gallup’s most extended run studies to understand the traits of manager. He sheds light on the qualities of a manager and what all tools and resources they need to succeed. Jim discussed his latest book, “Its the Manager” and how the book is a compilation of some common traits of winning manager. Jim also discussed his journey of leading a sizeable data-centric organization and what all it takes to create a research when you are inundated with data. This is an excellent podcast for data-centric leaders trying to understand the future of data.
1:36 Jim’s background.
4:28 What does gallup do?
6:57 Designing a research report.
10:07 Perspective on evolution of companies.
14:12 Views on gig workers.
16:53 On the book “It’s the manager”.
19:50 Research behind “It’s the manager”.
22:23 Researching managers.
27:17 Managerial traits that can be easily worked on.
30:11 Definition of a hallmark company.
34:00 Surprises while researching “It’s the manager”.
37:44 Ideal reader for “It’s the manager”.
39:21 Thought behind designing “It’s the manager”.
41:24 Limiting the charts from the book.
43:36 Sequal for “It’s the manager”.
45:00 Jim’s success mantra.
47:30 Keeping away from bias.
50:20 Future of research organizations.
54:25 Jim’s favorite reads.
57:42 Closing remarks.
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Jim Harter, Ph.D., is Chief Scientist, Workplace for Gallup and co-author of It’s the Manager (Gallup Press; May 7, 2019). He has led more than 1,000 studies of workplace effectiveness, including the largest ongoing meta-analysis of human potential and business unit performance. The bestselling author of 12: The Elements of Great Managing and Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements, Harter, has also published articles in many prominent business and academic journals.
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