To what extent do managerial tools influence the managerial actions taken by managers? Part 2

In the previous post, I outlined how I conduct research using online managerial tools. Let me remind you that the world of a manager is built quite simply with three elements: the organizing problem, the managerial technique used to solve that problem, and the tool needed to apply that technique. Managerial tools are measuring instruments – by recording how they are used, we can say something about how the manager behaved. In researching the impact of these tools on a

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To what extent do managerial tools influence the managerial actions taken by managers? Part 1

Every measuring instrument slightly distorts the measurement. This is fairly obvious to any electronics engineer, I learned this in my 1st year of college. Therefore, when constructing online managerial tools on the TransistorsHead.com platform, I kept this principle in mind and designed them in such a way that they affect the manager’s activities as little as possible. How did I achieve this effect? Here I will present my approach to what every manager does. I have written many times that

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Is it possible to construct a universal artificial manager for a certain class of ongoing projects?

An important question when constructing an artificial manager concerns what it is supposed to do. When I talk to management specialists, managers and programmers, the question is always asked about the purpose of such a machine. Sometimes the machine here just means software, and sometimes people imagine a figure that sits behind a desk and manages a team (most often dismissing subordinate people). I wonder about this, too, which is why I have been doing research for several years aimed

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How do managers correct their managerial actions and how does this affect the performance of an artificial manager?

If you’re asking yourself how to make an artificial manager, there’s probably a difficulty that comes to mind, which prevents us from programming managerial actions according to some pattern or predetermined procedure. This difficulty is the fact that in the management of a company, project or team, there is no such pattern or one course of action that always works. Every business situation is different, and even every day spent with his team brings different challenges to the manager that

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How can an artificial manager motivate employees? Part 3

Today is the third part of the description of my mobile application, which I designed together with Dr. Adrian Pyszka, and was programmed by engineer Rafal Ujma. Let me remind you that the application is about the managerial activity of motivating employees. We designed the application based on the system of organizational terms, so that it could record people’s activities and so that they could be automated later. We tested the application among students and employees of the University of

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