Becoming a Master Manager: A Competing Values Approach / Edition 4

Becoming a Master Manager: A Competing Values Approach / Edition 4

by Robert E. Quinn, Sue R. Faerman, Michael P. Thompson, Michael McGrath
     
 

Practical strategies for building strong managerial skills!

With the new Fourth Edition of Becoming a Master Manager: A Competency Framework, you can build practical skills in every area of managerial competency––skills you’ll need to thrive in the diverse situations and challenges of the new millennium! The text guides you

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Practical strategies for building strong managerial skills!

With the new Fourth Edition of Becoming a Master Manager: A Competency Framework, you can build practical skills in every area of managerial competency––skills you’ll need to thrive in the diverse situations and challenges of the new millennium! The text guides you through eight interactive learning modules covering different leadership roles, including director, producer, mentor, facilitator, coordinator, monitor, innovator, and broker.

Features designed to help you become a master manager:

  • The text’s Competing Values Framework helps you develop new ways of thinking about the competing tensions and demands that are placed on managers.
  • The authors’ unique skills-based approach prepares you for today’s management challenges.
  • A highly effective five-step learning model (assessment, learning, analysis, practice, and application) helps you develop core leadership competencies.
  • Real-world managerial examples illustrate key concepts and offer insight into the roles that managers play in real companies.
  • Coverage of timely topics such as emotional intelligence, mentoring/coaching, and life balance will help you keep pace with today’s rapidly changing workplace.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470050774
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The competing values approach to management1
Ch. 2The mentor role35
Ch. 3The facilitator role65
Ch. 4The monitor role113
Ch. 5The coordinator role144
Ch. 6The director role191
Ch. 7The producer role227
Ch. 8The innovator role264
Ch. 9The broker role299
Ch. 10Integration and the road to mastery339

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