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The pitfalls of managing a superstar

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The author gives advice on how to deal with superstar employees. He has never found any literature on the matter (although some may exist), and he is frustrated that more isn't written about this problem. So he has opted to take on the issue directly, present his experiences, and hopefully provide some insight to managers so they won't make the same management mistakes he has made. He entered into people management naively, having no idea whatsoever what it involved because he co-founded a company right out of grad school, and had no idea what people management was. As the company grew, this quickly changed, and when he and his partner started hiring superstars, even more changed

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IT Professional  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 2 )