With the new Third Edition of Becoming a Master Manager, 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. Thoroughly updated to keep pace with today's rapidly changing workplace, the Third Edition features four new biographies of "Master Managers," updated coverage of computing and telecommunications, and new material on emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and life balance.
Integrates four management perspectives to show how different theories can form a comprehensive foundation in management, in chapters on eight management roles such as mentor, coordinator, monitor, and broker. Includes managerial examples from real organizations, discussion questions, and group activities. Can be used as the main text in a management competencies course, and as a supplement to more traditional texts in organizational behavior or management principles. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Robert E. Quinn is the Margaret Elliott Tracy Collegiate Professor in Business Administration & Professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Michigan. He has published many papers and books on management and organization, but Professor Quinn is particularly interested in issues concerning leadership, vision and change. He has an applied orientation and has 25 years of experience in working with executives on issues of organizational change. He has been involved in the design and execution of numerous large-scale change projects. He has worked with a large percentage of the Fortune 500 companies. He teaches in both the MBA and Executive Education Programs at the University of Michigan and is known for innovative instructional efforts. Professor Quinn is also a fellow of the World Business Academy.