Why bosses shouldn't demand blind obedience

Good leaders encourage workers to challenge their ideas, says Alan Trefler, founder and CEO of Pegasystems. Employees should be willing to understand, accept and communicate the logic behind management decisions rather than simply obeying orders blindly. "I often tell people that if somebody cites me as the reason for doing something, they should throw them out of the office," Trefler says.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief: