Working to Close the Gap

Researchers have been carefully studying management practices since the 1920s, in labs, classrooms, and the workplace.

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Much of what they learned is ignored in most workplaces.

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Life is made harder for workers, customers, investors and owners than it needs to be—and thus for managers themselves.

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That’s why I have been fighting to close the Management Knowledge-Practice Gap for 30 years.

—Jim Morgan, the “Radical Agilist.”