Fast Track To Success Managing
Jonathan Mowll and Christopher O’Neill
‘Jonathan and Christopher get to the heart of the matter. Management is about getting things done, with clarity of vision and direction and by building and motivating an effective team.’
Mark Higson, Managing Director, Royal Mail
“A clear guide to climbing the management ladder quickly and effectively. [ It’ s] a terrific toolkit .” Stephen Bourne, Chief Executive, Cambridge University Press
“A really usable book on management it works on every level. It has a sense of practicality and pragmatism that adds so much more than the usual heavy-duty theories and fads."
Ceri Green, Global Medical Affairs Director of Danone Medical Nutrition
‘An immensely readable and involving approach to a whole range of critical management issues.’
Peter Baxter, CEO of Old Mutual Asset Managers
GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT AS A MANAGER. FAST.
‘Delivering value’ to the business is what every successful manager needs to do. A manager’s job is to get things done through other people. But the best managers are also inspirational leaders and clear strategic thinkers. They understand the key drivers of their business and are adept in handling networks of relationships both inside and outside the company. Fast Track to Success: Managing will teach you the key skills you need to excel as an all-round manager and at the same time accelerate your career development. It includes:
- Management in a nutshell - a series of FAQs to give you a concise overview of the subject
- The top 10 tools and techniques you can use to help you develop your effectiveness as a manager
- Simple checklists to help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your capabilities and those of your team
- Advice on leading your team how to decide your leadership style and build your team
- Tips on how to progress your career, whether it’s your first 10 weeks in the job or whether you’re looking to get right to the top
Don’t get left behind, set out on the Fast Track today. For more resources, log on to the series website at www.fast-track-me.com.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER
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About the Author
Chris O’Neill has over 20 years experience in industry. He was a senior Sales and Marketing professional before being appointed as Managing Director of Curo Consulting Ltd. He now works with Global Corporate Clients in various areas of business.
Jonathan Mowll PhD founded Curo Consulting to deliver tangible results for clients articulating, executing and implementing their strategy. Jonathan has considerable experience of leadership and management and his career in business consulting spans over ten years.
Table of Contents
The Fast Track Way About the authors A word of thanks from the authors Managing Fast Track How to use this book Fast-Track-Me.com
1. Management in a nutshell
2. Management audit
B BUSINESS FAST TRACK
3. Fast Track Top Ten
5. Implementing Change
C CAREER FAST TRACK
6. The First Ten Weeks
7. Leading the Team
8. Getting to the top
D DIRECTORS TOOLKIT
T1 Organisational effectiveness audit T2 Plotting your strategy T3 Executing your strategy T4 Building awareness
The Fast Track Way Other titles in the Fast Track series Glossary Index