This is muscular management 

And it includes some of the worst aspects of today’s way of doing things 

The macho  leadership style, the emphasis on completion rather than cooperation, the focus on cost/efficiency, the obsession with numbers (measurement and data ) the belief that the end justifies the means, the attitude that it’s about beating the system so anything is ok if you can get away with it, the treatment of employees ( zero contracts, not recognising TU’s, aggressive absence management polices, performance related pay, annual appraisals, a higher and firer mentality). 

Blair Mcpherson former Director author and blogger www.blairmcpherson.co.uk 

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