Management Quotes To Inspire and Motivate You At Work

If you’re looking for some inspiration and motivation for your work, look no further than these management quotes. They provide a great perspective on how to think about your work, and how to stay motivated and focused.

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In order for a business to be successful, good management is essential. Without a strong management team in place, a company can quickly fall apart. 

The role of management is to make sure that the business is running smoothly and that its goals are being met. A good manager is able to make quick decisions and effectively communicate with employees.

In any business, good management is essential for success. Without a clear vision and strategy, and without effective and efficient operation, a company will flounder and fail. This is especially true in the current business climate, where competition is fierce and the economy is uncertain.

Good management starts with the top leadership of a company. The CEO and senior management team must create a vision for the company and develop a strategy to achieve that vision. They must also set the tone for the company culture and make sure that the company is operating efficiently.

Middle managers are also important in a company. They must implement the strategy set by the top leadership and make sure that the employees are working effectively. They must also be able to adapt to changes in the business environment and make quick decisions when needed.

Finally, good management depends on good employees. Employees must be productive and efficient and must be able to work well together. They must also be able to adapt to changes in the company and the economy.

In order to be successful, a company must have good management in all levels of the organization.

50 Management Quotes

1.“Anything plus management amounts to success” – G.S. Alag

2. “No great manager or leader ever fell from heaven, its learned not inherited.” – Tom Northup

3. “Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.” – Paul Hawken

4. “What’s measured improves” – Peter Drucker

5. “In the minds of great managers, consistent poor performance is not primarily a matter of weakness, stupidity, disobedience, or disrespect. It is a matter of miscasting.” – Marcus Buckingham

6. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” – John C. Maxwell

7. “Entrepreneurs must organize their business for success by developing a project management mindset that allows them to plan, build, divide, and conquer.” – Curtis L. Jenkins

8. “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”- Theodore Roosevelt

9. “The goal of management is to remove obstacles.” – Paul Orfalea

10. “Change is management, Evange is an attitude.” – Sukant Ratnakar

11. “Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet” – Henry Mintzberg

12. “Many are successful but a few can manage success. Success management is critical.” – Martin Uzochukwu Ugwu

13. “People will forget what you said. They will forget what you did. But they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

14. “It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, and how you’re led.” – Steve Jobs

15. “All the managers I interviewed had the same sense of identity and self-assurance. None of them were arrogant. Instead, they were clear about who they were and what needed accomplishing. They used that sense of self to engage their team and learn each team member’s strengths and contributions. Their courage and confidence were infectious to their team and to anyone who crossed their paths.” – Raymond Wheeler

16. “Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.” – Peter Drucker

17. “Unfortunately it’s also true to say that good management is a bit like oxygen – it’s invisible and you don’t notice its presence until it’s gone, and then you’re sorry.” – Charles Stross

18. “No matter how tiny you look, you can lead huge men if you have what the huge men don’t have.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

19. “Too many companies believe people are interchangeable. Truly gifted people never are. They have unique talents. Such people cannot be forced into roles they are not suited for, nor should they be. Effective leaders allow great people to do the work they were born to do.” – Warren Bennis

20. “A good manager is always looking to cultivate talent in people, and a good manager is always looking to find employees doing something right so they can give compliments and encourage the team to keep doing the good things they’re doing.” – Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr

21. “Business management requires its own skill set separate from being skilled at whatever service or product the business provides.” – Hendrith Smith

22. “Most of the upper management of I.S. were undead. I always thought it was because the job was easier if you didn’t have a soul.” – Kim Harrison

23. “Management cares about only one thing. Paperwork. They will forgive almost anything else – cost overruns, gross incompetence, criminal indictments – as long as the paperwork’s filled out properly. And in on time.” – Connie Willis

24. “A good manager is more eager to compliment peoples strengths than they are to criticize their weaknesses.” – Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr

25. “People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.” – Peter F. Drucker

26. “The role of the CEO is to enable people to excel, help them discover their own wisdom, engage themselves entirely in their work, and accept responsibility for making change.” – Vineet Nayar

27. “anagement is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things.” – Anonymous

28. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” – Peter F. Drucker

29. “Accountants are in the past, managers are in the present, and leaders are in the future.” – Paul Orfalea

30. “…not doing what we love in the name of greed is very poor management of our lives.” – Warren Buffet

31. “What it takes to do a job will not be learned from management courses. It is principally a matter of experience, the proper attitude, and common sense — none of which can be taught in a classroom… Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done.” – Hyman G. Rickover

32. “It’s not the people you fire who make your life miserable. It’s the people you don’t.” – Dick Grote

33. “A manager’s job is simple. For one hundred sixty-two games, you try not to screw up all that smart stuff your organization did last December.” – Earl Weaver

34. “Constant endeavour plus management amounts to success” – G.S. Alag

35. “When you manage people, you must first convince them they need managing. So you create the problems and then let the people cry for solutions.” – Barbara Marciniak

36. “Learning is about seeing things froma a different perspective. My role is to help people improve their vision” – Bob Selden

37. “Leadership is about helping other people to be better.” – Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr

38. “Leadership is about knowing that best of everyone varies everyday…Not all days can turn out to be the same because you cannot be the same.” – Ramesh Sood

39. “Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.” – Paul Hawken

40. “Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.” – Erskine Bowles

41. “Risk Management lets you appreciate the risk while you let someone else shoulder all the worry.” – Anthony T. Hincks

42. “Management is, in the end, the most creative of all the arts—for its medium is human talent itself.” – Robert S. McNamara

43. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

44. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into smaller manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain

45. “Time management is really personal management, life management. and management of yourself.”- Brian Tracy

46. “Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” – Margaret Thatcher

47. “A manager is not a person who can do the work better than his men; he is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can.” –  Frederick W. Smith

48. “Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determinations.” – John Seaman Garns

49. “Great leaders state out loud what they intend to do and in doing so, they get things done.” – Simon Sinek

50. “If I had to sum up in a word what makes a good manager, I’d say decisiveness. You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act.” – Lee Iacocca

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