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The Book on Management
     

The Book on Management

by Robert E Stevens, Bob Kimball, David L Loudon
 

Enhance your effectiveness as a manager in any organization! The Book on Management is a step-by-step description of what management really is and what it is not. This book describes in detail the processes of hiring the best employees, building and empowering teams, and creating an ideal environment and organizational structure where employees can achieve personal

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Enhance your effectiveness as a manager in any organization! The Book on Management is a step-by-step description of what management really is and what it is not. This book describes in detail the processes of hiring the best employees, building and empowering teams, and creating an ideal environment and organizational structure where employees can achieve personal fulfillment. With real-world examples and applications, this resource will be your guide to understanding what makes one manager superior to another, and the skills and tactics you'll need to best get the job done. From the historic development of the management position to a 90-day tactical plan for organizational change, this handy tool encompasses the totality of management. Useful for executives as well as neophytes, this book examines the three inseparable areas of successful management its foundations, its functions, and intangibles such as leadership and motivation that distinguish competent managers from ineffectual ones. Throughout The Book on Management, you'll find reviews and discussions about leading managing books and theories from the last century, showing you how the managing concept has altered with the times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789025005
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Chuck Howard
A MUST-READ for new managers or any leaders who want to hone their leadership skills and develop highly productive teams, all while staying out of the corporate 'dog house.' AN EXCELLENT OVERVIEW OF THE ART OF MANAGEMENT. . . . Examines all aspects of the subject from recruiting and hiring to discipline and termination with an emphasis on motivation and developing a successful team. The book sorts through the multiple management theories that have come in and out of vogue, and focuses on what will help anyone become successful.
MBA, Executive District Sales Manager, AstraZeneca Pharmceuticals
Jerold Buck Hall
This book is A MUST-READ history lesson on why most people fail as managers, and it follows through with the actionable plans you need to become a successful one. Kimball's easy-to-read style cuts through the corporate noise with no-nonsense take-aways that you can begin using today! What more could you want in a book?
Co-author of Selling in the New World of Business

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