Manager's Toolkit: The 13 Skills Managers Need to Succeed

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Zeroing in on the specific skills that make great managers stand out from the pack, this comprehensive guide is both an essential primer for new managers and a valuable resource for seasoned executives. From hiring and retaining good people to motivating and developing team members, from understanding key financial statements to delegating work effectively, and from setting goals for others to managing your own career, this actionable guide walks readers through every aspect of managing in a complex business ...
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Overview


Zeroing in on the specific skills that make great managers stand out from the pack, this comprehensive guide is both an essential primer for new managers and a valuable resource for seasoned executives. From hiring and retaining good people to motivating and developing team members, from understanding key financial statements to delegating work effectively, and from setting goals for others to managing your own career, this actionable guide walks readers through every aspect of managing in a complex business world. Filled with practical tools and tips, this essential toolkit helps managers to stay at the top of their game.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591392897
  • Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
  • Publication date: 3/14/2004
  • Series: Harvard Business Essentials
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 416,892
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.06 (d)

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Since 1984, Harvard Business School Press has been dedicated to publishing the most contemporary management thinking, written by authors and practitioners who are leading the way. Whether readers are seeking big-picture strategic thinking or tactical problem solving, advice in managing global corporations or for developing personal careers, HBS Press helps fuel the fire of innovative thought. HBS Press has earned a reputation as the springboard of thought for both established and emerging business leaders.

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  • Posted March 9, 2009

    Basic Reading for all young professionals

    The Manager's Toolkit is a great resource, which gets back to basics. I was looking for a book that could be used as a yearly refresher, something I could read once, and skim through multiple times, whenever I felt afar from the basic principles that articulate good, managerial common sense. In this respect, I would describe it as an affirmation book for the experienced manager. For those who do not have much experience - managers and non-managers alike - I would rate it as a fine introduction and reminder of the elements that should be staples of all hierarchical office environments.

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