Should you let people manage their own projects, or should you ride hard on them?

Research suggests that the answer is “both.” When you create external accountabilities for your people, they’re more likely to succeed.

In this Quick Take, you will learn:

  • What behavioral research has to say about deadline-setting and deadline missing
  • Why people often fail to meet deadlines they set for themselves and
  • How the research applies more broadly to issues of employee empowerment and accountability

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