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Building Curious Employees

Building Curious Employees

May 31, 2011-- Design thinking is a process of empathizing with the end user. David Kelley, founder of IDEO and Stanford's d.school design program, takes a similar approach to managing people. He believes leadership is a matter of empathizing with employees. In this interview, he explains why leaders should seek understanding rather than blind obedience, why it's better to be a coach and a taskmaster and the effects of intrinsically motivating people. (4315 reads)


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