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Characteristics and challenges associated with managing and leading clever people: A case study of the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO)

Jónsdóttir, Tinna LU and Árnadóttir, Sigríður Hulda LU (2017) MGTN59 20171
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the challenges that have been related to
managing and leading clever people and the characteristics that are unique for them. This was
done by reviewing the available literature and summarizing the main findings. The literature is
scarce and inadequately researched. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore the main
characteristics of the clever employees at the IMO and the challenges associated with managing
and leading them. Furthermore, if the characteristics and challenges were the same as found in
the literature, with a special focus on eight known challenges we identified. Finally, if the case
study at the IMO would reveal any new characteristics or challenges, as it... (More)
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the challenges that have been related to
managing and leading clever people and the characteristics that are unique for them. This was
done by reviewing the available literature and summarizing the main findings. The literature is
scarce and inadequately researched. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore the main
characteristics of the clever employees at the IMO and the challenges associated with managing
and leading them. Furthermore, if the characteristics and challenges were the same as found in
the literature, with a special focus on eight known challenges we identified. Finally, if the case
study at the IMO would reveal any new characteristics or challenges, as it would be of value to
this knowledge frame. (Less)
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author
Jónsdóttir, Tinna LU and Árnadóttir, Sigríður Hulda LU
supervisor
organization
course
MGTN59 20171
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
clever, knowledge, knowledge worker, talented individual, geek, challenges, managing, leading.
language
English
id
8914941
date added to LUP
2017-06-15 14:22:41
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2017-06-15 14:22:41
@misc{8914941,
  abstract     = {Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the challenges that have been related to
managing and leading clever people and the characteristics that are unique for them. This was
done by reviewing the available literature and summarizing the main findings. The literature is
scarce and inadequately researched. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore the main
characteristics of the clever employees at the IMO and the challenges associated with managing
and leading them. Furthermore, if the characteristics and challenges were the same as found in
the literature, with a special focus on eight known challenges we identified. Finally, if the case
study at the IMO would reveal any new characteristics or challenges, as it would be of value to
this knowledge frame.},
  author       = {Jónsdóttir, Tinna and Árnadóttir, Sigríður Hulda},
  keyword      = {clever,knowledge,knowledge worker,talented individual,geek,challenges,managing,leading.},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Characteristics and challenges associated with managing and leading clever people: A case study of the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO)},
  year         = {2017},
}