CADDManager on May 31st, 2011
This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD Manager

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD ManagerCAD Managers control many things but the most impact may come from controlling the performance of people. Good Performance in people may fall into the following areas of focus: Keep people focused on what matters most. This may seem obvious, [...]

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CADDManager on May 30th, 2011
This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD Manager

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD ManagerOne of the things that I have listed among the seven functions of a CAD Manager is that they need to be controlling things.  Controlling can seem overbearing and annoying to people if it rings of some micromanaging person in [...]

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CADDManager on May 25th, 2011
This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD Manager

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD ManagerAre you coordinated?  Some folks can juggle baseballs, while riding a unicycle, on a tightrope wire.  That would be a stretch for most of us, but some are more coordinated than others. Coordinating is something that CAD Managers have to [...]

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CADDManager on May 21st, 2011
This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD Manager

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD ManagerI have written extensively on this topic.  CAD Managers need to become CAD Leaders.  They need to move beyond managing and enter the leadership arena. Here are some highlights and posts that you should read. Leadership What makes a Leader? [...]

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CADDManager on May 21st, 2011
This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD Manager

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD ManagerAre you an organized person? CAD Managers are called on to organize things.  Processes, procedures, structures, organizations, staff, budgets…  the list just keeps on going.  There are software tools, books, systems, charts and so much more that help people get [...]

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CADDManager on May 21st, 2011
This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD Manager

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD ManagerI have covered a good amount of this with my Strategic Planning posts, but there is also some additional ideas I want to bring forward. CAD Managers should always be planning.  Short term and long term planning.  Planning their days [...]

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CADDManager on May 21st, 2011
This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD Manager

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Seven Functions of a CAD ManagerMary Parker Follett (1868–1933), was an American social worker, management consultant and pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and organizational behavior.  She wrote on topics in the early twentieth century, defining Management as “the art of getting things done [...]

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