Adapting oneself to a new management role must take into consideration addressing the 'buy-in' or acceptance of the new management by the staff.
Just as the new manager looks for guidance and encouragement from the management above them, so the staff seeks the same confidence builders from the new manager in turn.
Instilling trust and confidence in the staff by recognizing their knowledge, talents and experience is primary to developing a successful team. Cohesion in teamwork occurs through open communications and understanding of common goals and methods of operations as shared by both the staff and the management.
Staff has a better chance of attaining peak performance if they are not burdened with doubts about their management's opinions of their abilities, whether they are working a company project or flying a starship into battle.
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