10 COMMANDMENTS FOR MANAGERS OF NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS (PUBLIC OR PRIVATE)

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10 COMMANDMENTS 

10 COMMANDMENTS FOR MANAGERS OF NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS (PUBLIC OR PRIVATE)

L-R…Mr Odumosu,Mrs Mbonu,Principal,Prof. Yerokun,member Board of Governors

1. THOU SHALT ACQUIRE RELEVANT TECHNICAL SKILLS AND KNOW-HOW THY JOB REQUIRES

2. THOU SHALT  AVOID PETER’S PRINCIPLE WHEREBY YOUR RELEVANCE GETS DEGRADED OVER TIME.THOU SHALT CONTINUALLY BE RESOURCEFUL IN ALL THINGS ESPECIALLY IN SOLVING PROBLEMS OF DEPARTMENTS UNDER THY CARE

3. THOU SHALT BE PASSIONATE WITH THY JOB,BE COMPASSIONATE WITH THY STAFF,BE DUTIFUL  TO THY STUDENTS AND BE LOYAL TO THE OWNERS OF THY SCHOOL.

4. THOU SHALT REMEMBER TO APPLY AS MANY MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AS SHALL BE RELEVANT TO EVERY SITUATION IN THY SCHOOL.YEAH,THOU SHALT DISTRIBUTE SCHOOL JOBS DOWN THE LINE ACCORDING TO PERCEIVED CAPACITIES OF THOSE WORKING WITH THOU.

5.THOU SHALT CHECK EACH DOCUMENT BROUGHT TO THY PRESENCE AND NOT SIGN A SINGLE DOCUMENT WITHOUT DOUBLY-CHECKING ITS VERACITY OR PURPOSE.IF THOU ART IN DOUBT GIVE THY SELF SOME TIME TO BREATHE OVER IT INSTEAD OF MAKING UNNECESSARY MISTAKES.

6.THOU SHALT BE PURPOSEFUL FOR EACH TERM WITH DEFINED OBJECTIVES AND IDENTIFIED PATHWAYS FOR ACHIEVING THEM.THOU SHALT NOT FORGET TO HAVE  PLANS B EITHER.

7.  THOU SHALT FOLLOW-UP AFTER EVERY MANAGEMENT MEETING ON THINGS MENTIONED, DISCUSSED,DECIDED AT SUCH MEETINGS.THOU SHALT ALSO REMIND ALL THOSE ALLOCATED JOBS FOR PERFORMANCE OR DELIVERY  AFORE THY NEXT MEETING.

8.REMEMBER THY GOD AND THE PROMPTNESS IN DELIVERY OF CREATION AFTER EACH SPOKEN WORD.THOU SHALT FOLLOW IN HIS IMAGE LIKEWISE.THOU SHALL MAKETH PROMPTNESS IN DELIVERY OF SERVICES THY WATCHWORD

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9. THOU SHALT NOT INVOLVE THY SELF IN CAMP-CREATION AMONGST THY STAFF OR COLLEAGUES.

10. THOU SHALT NOT TAKE OR AUTHORIZE THE TAKING/STEALING OF SCHOOL ASSETS WITHOUT OBTAINING PERMISSION AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE.THOU SHALT ALSO  REMEMBER AT ALL TIMES THAT PARENTS AND SCHOOL OWNERS ARE THY KINGS AND QUEENS.

MAY GOD BLESS THESE WORDS INTO THY HEARTS AND ENRICH THY SOULS TOWARDS USING THEM ALL THE WHILE. AMEN.

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TEN COMMANDMENTS IN N PLAIN ENGLISH

1. ACQUIRE TECHNICAL SKILLS AND KNOW-HOW.

2. AVOID PETER’S PRINCIPLE BE RESOURCEFUL IN SOLVING DEPARTMENTAL PROBLEMS

3. AVOID UNNECESSARY MISTAKES.

4. BE PASSIONATE ABOUT JOBS AND BE COMPASSIONATE TO STAFF, PARENTS AND STUDENTS.

5. BE PURPOSEFUL AND HAVE DEFINED GOALS.

6. DISTRIBUTE JOBS DOWN THE LINE ACCORDING TO PERCEIVED CAPABILITIES

7. DON’T CREATE CAMPS.

8. FOLLOW-UP ON THINGS MENTIONED, DISCUSSED OR ON JOBS TO BE DONE

9. PROMPTNESS IN DELIVERY OF SERVICES SHOULD BE YOUR WATCHWORD

10. REMEMBER THAT PARENTS ARE OUR KINGS / QUEENS.

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