Too small for the work role

6113b1b8342088aca4455cfc7a24823e?s=47 Mike Cardus
September 15, 2020

Too small for the work role

9 indicators that the work may be too much for the person in the role.


Mike Cardus

September 15, 2020


  1. How can you tell if someone is not fit for

    the role? 1 -- Mike Cardus
  2. Manager Complains about staff / team members 2 --

    Mike Cardus
  3. Manager actively pushes out competent people 3 -- Mike

  4. People actively seek transfers from the division 4 --

    Mike Cardus
  5. Manager hires people that also lack the proper capability for

    the roles 5 -- Mike Cardus
  6. Manager is excessively over controlling – micro-managing 6 --

    Mike Cardus
  7. Manager fails to set an adequately broad context for people

    to work 7 -- Mike Cardus
  8. Manager sets increasingly constraining policies and regulations in order to

    gain control 8 -- Mike Cardus
  9. Noticeable deterioration of leadership qualities as compared with effective leadership

    in the previous role 9 -- Mike Cardus
  10. Managers personality has noticeably changed 10 -- Mike Cardus

  11. The most frightening thing about having a manager that is

    “Too small” and creates under-performance and disengagement are the gradual reductions in the level of competence of the team, which creates departmental underperformance and increased disengagement. The department begins to sink in scale, matching the competence of its manager. 11 -- Mike Cardus
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  14. 14 -- Mike Cardus