The costs of being a perfectionist manager

Jun Gu, Mariano Heyden, Anna Carmella Ocampo

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Being a perfectionist does not mean that you are doomed as a manager. Organizational research on perfectionism is starting to provide new insights and practical evidence-based steps for managers and their network to breaking free from their perfectionistic compulsions. Fortunately, perfectionists are likely to be goal-focused and action-oriented and these strategies are aimed at helping them recalibrate their expectations.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationHarvard Business Review (web)
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2022


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