Becoming a Successful Manager

Becoming a Successful Manager

by J. Robert Parkinson, Gary Grossman
     
 

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This comprehensive yet inviting-to-read guide has been completely updated to cover today's most critical management topics--from company culture to new technologies.

About the Book

Becoming a Successful Manager has all the tools and techniques for making a smooth transition into the role of manager. Drawing on both academic research and

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This comprehensive yet inviting-to-read guide has been completely updated to cover today's most critical management topics--from company culture to new technologies.

About the Book

Becoming a Successful Manager has all the tools and techniques for making a smooth transition into the role of manager. Drawing on both academic research and real-world experience, the authors teach readers how to apply what they call "The Discovery Method." Through practical exercises and thought-provoking questions, readers learn how to manage others as successfully as they have managed themselves. Updates include such timely topics as the evolving roles of managers, managing up, and other changes brought on by technology, new generational influences, and changes in overall corporate culture and expectations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071741644
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/19/2010
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
558,504
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors

J. Robert Parkinson, Ph.D., serves on the faculty at Northwestern University. He is a consultant, trainer, and coach specializing in effective communications for major corporations, professional associations, and government agencies. He has hosted several radio programs and conducts seminars and personal coaching/counseling sessions in relationship building, management practices, and communication techniques.

Gary Grossman is the founder and CEO of Venn Strategy Group, which helps companies measure and manage strategy. He is an international consultant and trainer with expertise in using business intelligence and technology to build an integrated performance management culture. His clients have included several well known companies including Coca-Cola, Epson, and Avery Dennison.

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