Transform Your Workplace: 52 Proven Strategies to Motivate, Energize, and Kick Productivity up to the Next Level

Transform Your Workplace: 52 Proven Strategies to Motivate, Energize, and Kick Productivity up to the Next Level

by Lynda Ford
     
 

Strategies that make managers heroes to their staffs and their bosses

In a time when the job marketplace is more changeable than ever, finding and keeping the best employees and maintaining an upbeat, productive work environment has never been more important. Lynda Ford, a leading consultant on workplace issues in companies from the very small to the Fortune 500,

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Strategies that make managers heroes to their staffs and their bosses

In a time when the job marketplace is more changeable than ever, finding and keeping the best employees and maintaining an upbeat, productive work environment has never been more important. Lynda Ford, a leading consultant on workplace issues in companies from the very small to the Fortune 500, delivers an indispensable survival guide for every manager who's ever been asked to do more with less. Using stories of successful—and some not-so-successful—managers to illustrate her points, Ford equips readers with 52 proven, easy-to-implement strategies that they can readily tailor to any organization's unique needs, including:

  • Address potentially sticky situations head-on
  • Give employees room to stretch
  • Be a management gladiator
  • Be positively unpredictable when it counts
  • Celebrate the small stuff
  • Infuse passion-and let it show
  • Discover employee motivators and use them
  • Develop leaders, not followers
  • Get rid of the fickle finger of blame
  • Use failure as a vehicle for success

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071456197
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/30/2005
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Lynda Ford is President of The Ford Group. A consultant, professional speaker and author, she works with clients in the areas of leadership and management development, executive and management coaching, training, and facilitation.

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