This type of management can be reactive and deal more easily with hazards related to the crisis.

Whoever “tinkers” in business has often a negative image. However, the managerial tinkering has many virtues.This is explained research professor in the School of Management in Grenoble: the act of” doing with ” are still considered as isolated moments, the setbacks, which, if continued, might endanger the rigor and clarity of the system. This notion, however, refer to fundamentally positive skills in the Anglo-Saxon countries, in fields as diverse as innovation, entrepreneurship, information systems manager.The handyman is a valuable profile for a company but is still struggling to be legitimate, probably due to a problem of semantics, in the professional world, returns the craft to a strong negative image.

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The profile manager handyman

The manager handyman is able to associate particular individuals by recognizing their versatility, for a work for which they may not have been hired.The key to the approximate handyman, It continuously adjusts its means and resources.It “with what he has done” in terms of manpower or equipment.It mixes well proximity (to maintain a relationship of familiarity with the environment), connectivity (being able to combine such and such resources), and creativity (finding ingenious comparisons, imagine misuse.Small businesses are also most likely to develop this culture of tinkering,since they are aware of the shortage and therefore know to seek resources everywhere.hey are proximity, either internally or with clients, an advantage of their performance. And they know how to develop the versatility or the “multifunctionality” of their employees.

Use personal skills of its employees

DIY can find solutions that more traditional management approach would open.
The entrepreneur may, for example mixing handyman knowledge of two visibly distinct areas, or assemble teams with heterogeneous skills to start a new activity without necessarily having clear plans in mind, but with an emphasis on experimentation in practice.

Another example, your accountant may be designer in his spare time.So why not ask him to try his hand at revamping the sales brochure of the company?A manager who does so enhances the experience of each.the company moved into the beach to relax, be it coffee or break room. They will promote dialogue and everyone can learn from the experience of the other.

There are some obstacles to this type of management.it accentuates the difficulties of managing the relationship between private life and professional life.But there are limits to show its willingness to use the private in the workplace.”Meanwhile, we can not apply yourself when you are in the process of production of quality parts standard scale.It is also difficult to manage the transition from a prototype cobbled and industrialization.

An effective tool in times of crisis

Still, to get some “managerial tinkering” in the company allows skills are particularly useful.Especially in times of crisis, where companies are subject to disruptions that interfere with their organization.lack of resources or time, cash flow problems, out of stock.In this situation, the manager develops a handyman resilience because it relies on a network of individuals and resources that he knows very well, giving him the confidence to carry out its missions.

This craft can also enhance the relationship between the teams, often strained in difficult times. And when a manager tinker, he puts himself, he identified more easily and recognizes himself in what he does.A manager is a handy person can do more with less.It will be versatile, flexible, responsive, fix and adjust things with few resources. In short, talents useful in times of crisis.