However, this does not in any way mean that the management role has become less essential or challenging. On the contrary.

The more uncertainty and change, the more you need to have managers who not only take the lead but are also able to make his or her employees feel confident about the change. But you will only be able to do that as a manager if you understand your own reaction and behaviour in relation to the change.

The key word is self-insight

Denmark is very much a knowledge-based society with highly educated employees able to think independently and work autonomously. This is not least the case in my line of business, the management consultancy industry, in which our value is created by our people and the competences and management experience they bring to our clients.

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