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7 things The Office taught us about managing people

7 things The Office taught us about managing people

The hit US tv show The Office began life in Britain, when Ricky Gervais perfectly paralleled every employees’ worst nightmare in David Brent. The American version of the show went one step further with the introduction of Michael Scott – an insufferable and overbearing manager, the likes of which we have all had to withstand at some point in our careers.

But how much of what we see on screen can be digested and reused in our day-to-day lives? In the business of people management, there is no one leadership style. Instead, you should be adapting and evolving your outlook in relation and reaction to the milieu of the workplace.

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