Managing knowledge-intensive workers

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A manager's ability to provide knowledge workers with the personalized goals, motivation and tools they need to perform at their best will bring outstanding results.

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Massaro, S. Managing knowledge-intensive workers. Nat Biotechnol 30, 721–723 (2012) doi:10.1038/nbt.2299

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