Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager, 2nd Edition: Making the Science of Management Work for You

Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager, 2nd Edition: Making the Science of Management Work for You

by Gary Latham


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Over 50-years of management science distilled for everyday practice.

The essential information you need to become an evidence-based manager from hiring to retention. Information is presented within 10 general lessons of management, a new case-study featuring two evidence-based managers in action, and thought-provoking questions at the end of each chapter.

NEW to this edition:
NEW Material on the importance of emotional intelligence
NEW Chapter 5: on ways to engage your employees in their work
NEW Chapter 6: on ways to ensure your career success
NEW Chapter 7: on how to create a psychologically healthy workplace
NEW Chapter 9: on the pitfalls to avoid when making decisions
NEW Chapter 10: two leading-edge ways to coach and appraise the people on your team
NEW End of chapter questions to reinforce learning

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473676978
Publisher: Mobius
Publication date: 06/05/2018
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 654,640
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Gary P. Latham is Professor of Organizational Effectiveness at Rotman School of Management. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Canadian Psychological Association, National Academy of Human Resources, and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He serves on the Board of Directors of the SHRM Foundation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Use the Right Tools to Hire High-Performing Employees 1

Chapter 2 Inspire Your Employees to Execute Strategy 29

Chapter 3 Develop and Train to Create a High-Performing Team 61

Chapter 4 Motivate Your Employees to Be High Performers 81

Chapter 5 Engage Your Employees 105

Chapter 6 Ensure Your Career Success 121

Chapter 7 Create a Psychologically Healthy Workplace 135

Chapter 8 Instill Resilience in the Face of Setbacks 147

Chapter 9 Make Good Decisions 165

Chapter 10 Appraise and Coach Your Employees to Be High Performers 177

Chapter 11 Two Evidence-Based Managers in Action 205

Notes 221

References 245

About the Author 263

About SHRM 264

Index 265

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