Quotes about People Management

"Employees tend to live up to their manager's expectations of them. If a manager expectations are high, productivity is likely to be excellent."

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"Stars radiate light. Black holes absorb energy. We need to invest in stars - not our black holes."

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"Most of the business owners, criticise the employees' performance. Wish they also review their recruitment, staff training process and clarity of employee work profile."

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"The power of a waterfall is nothing but a lot of drips of working together."

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"When a fellow says it ain't the money, but the principle of the thing, it's the money"

Kim Hubbard (-)


"In evaluating people, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don't have the first, the other will kill you."

Warren Edward Buffett (born August 30, 1930) is an American investor, industrialist, and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful investors in the world. Often called the "legendary investor Warren Buffett", he is the primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people, he was ranked as the world's second wealthiest person in 2009 and is currently the third wealthiest person in the world as of 2010.


"You're only as good as the people you hire."

Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984) was an American businessman who took over the small-scale McDonald's Corporation franchise in 1954 and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world.


"The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has choosen to attain their full worth."

Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century.


"Who gets fired and why and when and even how, goes to the very heart of the character of a company, its management and its leadership."

Harold "Hal" Sydney Geneen (January 22, 1910 — November 21, 1997) was an American businessman most famous for serving as president of the ITT Corporation.


"Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals."

Peter Ferdinand Drucker (November 19, 1909 – November 11, 2005) was a writer, management consultant, and self-described social ecologist. His books and scholarly and popular articles explored how humans are organized across the business, government and the nonprofit sectors of society.