Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager: Making the Science of Management Work for You

Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager: Making the Science of Management Work for You

by Gary P. Latham

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780891063735
Publisher: Quercus
Publication date: 01/11/2011
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Gary Latham is a professor of Organizational Effectiveness in the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is also a national board member for the Center for Creative Leadership and Society for Human Resource Management. An active speaker, Latham has addressed numerous companies, including Astra Zeneca, National Commercial Bank of Jamaica, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Latham is the recipient of the first Mike Losey (SHRM) research award.

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 25

Chapter 3 Develop and Train to Create a High-Performing Team 55

Chapter 4 Motivate Your Employees to Be High Performers 75

Chapter 5 Instill Resiliency in the Face of Setbacks 97

Chapter 6 Appraise and Coach Your Employees to Be High Performers 115

Chapter 7 The Evidence-Based Manager in Action 139

Notes 155

References 175

About the Author 191

Index 193

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