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Ask a Manager

By Alison Green
  • ISBN Code: : 0399181822
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Business & Economics
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  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : ask-a-manager.pdf

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From the creator of the popular website Ask a Manager and New York’s work-advice columnist comes a witty, practical guide to 200 difficult professional conversations—featuring all-new advice! There’s a reason Alison Green has been called “the Dear Abby of the work world.” Ten years as a workplace-advice columnist have taught her that people avoid awkward conversations in the office because they simply don’t know what to say. Thankfully, Green does—and in this incredibly helpful book, she tackles the tough discussions you may need to have during your career. You’ll learn what to say when • coworkers push their work on you—then take credit for it • you accidentally trash-talk someone in an email then hit “reply all” • you’re being micromanaged—or not being managed at all • you catch a colleague in a lie • your boss seems unhappy with your work • your cubemate’s loud speakerphone is making you homicidal • you got drunk at the holiday party Praise for Ask a Manager “A must-read for anyone who works . . . [Alison Green’s] advice boils down to the idea that you should be professional (even when others are not) and that communicating in a straightforward manner with candor and kindness will get you far, no matter where you work.”—Booklist (starred review) “The author’s friendly, warm, no-nonsense writing is a pleasure to read, and her advice can be widely applied to relationships in all areas of readers’ lives. Ideal for anyone new to the job market or new to management, or anyone hoping to improve their work experience.”—Library Journal (starred review) “I am a huge fan of Alison Green’s Ask a Manager column. This book is even better. It teaches us how to deal with many of the most vexing big and little problems in our workplaces—and to do so with grace, confidence, and a sense of humor.”—Robert Sutton, Stanford professor and author of The No Asshole Rule and The Asshole Survival Guide “Ask a Manager is the ultimate playbook for navigating the traditional workforce in a diplomatic but firm way.”—Erin Lowry, author of Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together

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  • Pdf File: becoming-a-manager.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Making the leap to management and leadership In your career, or anyone's, there is one transition that stands out as the most crucial--going from individual contributor to competent manager. New managers have to learn how to lead others rather than do the work themselves, to win trust and respect, to motivate, and to strike the right balance between delegation and control. Many fail to make the transition successfully. In this timeless, indispensable book, Harvard Business School professor and leadership guru Linda Hill traces the experiences of nineteen new managers over the course of their first year in the role. She reveals the complexity of the transition, highlighting the expectations of these managers, their subordinates, and their superiors. We hear the new managers describe how they reframed their understanding of their roles and responsibilities, how they learned to build effective cross-functional work relationships, how and when they used individual and organizational resources, and how they learned to cope with the inevitable stresses of leadership. Hill vividly shows that becoming a manager is a profound psychological adjustment--a true transformation--as well as a continuous process of learning from experience. Becoming a Manager, a veritable treasury of essential leadership wisdom, is a book you will turn to again and again no matter where you are on your career journey.

A Manager's Guide to Employment Law

By Dana M. Muir
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 9780787970659
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 546
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-guide-to-employment-law.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Managers at all levels are constantly challenged to do more withfewer employees, to motivate diverse groups of people, and to faceup to tough people problems in their workforces. An important keyto managers' success is accomplishing these goals while protectingthemselves and their companies from legal liability. Yet some inmanagement tend to blame legal requirements for hindering progresstoward solving problems. U.S. law, however, provides managers withbroad discretion in many employment situations and in most caseshelps ensure that managers perform their essential functions in away that is fundamentally fair while still supporting companygoals. A Manager's Guide to Employment Law will help managersmake day-to-day decisions on how best to manage their employees andhandle issues of legal liability. Expert author Dana Muiridentifies the subtle and unnecessary mistakes managers make thatcause legal headaches and shows how becoming familiar with basicprinciples of employment law will enable them to develop aninternal compass to help make the right decisions. Each chapterfocuses on legal concepts of broad application in today'sworkplace, providing real examples of problems managers face andoffering strategies for addressing those problems.

Becoming a Manager

By Perry MCINTOSH,Richard A. LUECKE
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
  • Book Code : 076121481X
  • Total of Pages : 212
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 841
  • Pdf File: becoming-a-manager.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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A Manager's Guide to Self Development

By Mike Pedler
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Book Code : 0077154576
  • Total of Pages : 325
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 189
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-guide-to-self-development.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This indispensable guide for building management skills helps readers realise their full potential and improve their managerial performance.

A Manager's Guide To Leadership

By Mike Pedler
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Book Code : 0077133277
  • Total of Pages : 335
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 474
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-guide-to-leadership.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This accessible guide to leadership encourages the reader to proactively develop themselves, their colleagues and their organisation.

A Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams

By Yael Zofi
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AMACOM
  • Book Code : 0814416608
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 540
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-guide-to-virtual-teams.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Yael Zofi’s proprietary Trust Wheel model is a proven solution to the unique challenges managers must overcome as more and more people migrate to partially or fully-remote working situations. Based on the author’s twenty-plus years of consulting experience, this powerful tool encourages cohesiveness and engagement among team members--even if they’ve never met. A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams does this by providing a practical road map for bridging the physical distance among coworkers, incorporating self-study exercises and simple, fun activities that develop trust and ensure your team’s success. The book explores the most critical elements to success for a team founded in trust, including accountability, communication, conflict management, and deliverables, and includes tangible tips for overcoming the particular challenges of the virtual working world. Complete with examples, case scenarios, and strategies to help you navigate even your biggest hurdles, A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams will help your disparate collection of people get their work “out the door” faster and better.

A Manager's Quick-Guide To Mindful Management

By Rebecca Deans
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Book Code : 1456637061
  • Total of Pages : 55
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 356
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-quick-guide-to-mindful-management.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A manager is a promoted employee who knows how to perform all the jobs in their department - but they rarely get trained to be an effective leader. It takes certain people skills to discipline an employee, so they feel empowered to improve their performance or stop inappropriate behavior. Inspiring employees to want to do their best when burned out requires specific soft skills that many managers aren't taught and instead have to learn through trial and error. When HR is too busy to attend to an employee problem, this Managers Quick-Guide to Mindful Management will give you easy-to-digest tips and inspirations for many of your workplace problems. It will guide you to develop your employees to be confident and independent thinking professionals that will keep your team engaged and your workplace culture healthy and thriving.

A Manager's Guide to Project Management

By Michael B. Bender
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FT Press
  • Book Code : 9780137030712
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 694
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-guide-to-project-management.pdf

Book Short Summary:

There are plenty of books about project management, but this is the first one written for the people who have the most at stake: the senior executives who will ultimately be held accountable for the successes of the projects they approve and supervise. Top enterprise project management expert Michael Bender explains project management from the perspective that matters most to executives: adding value. Most books view project management from the inside, focusing primarily on lower-level issues, such as the creation of Work Breakdown Structures. A Manager's Guide to Project Management views it from above, explaining how project managers can best achieve the strategic goals of the business; the executive's role in successful project management; and the tools available to executives who want to gain greater value from project management. Drawing on his extensive experience, Bender shows how to: make sure project and enterprise goals align; structure organizations to support more effective project communication and decision making; integrate project processes with other organizational processes; oversee projects more effectively. This book contains a full section on understanding and managing projects as capital investments, including detailed coverage of building balanced project portfolios. Bender concludes with a sophisticated discussion of managing projects in global environments and optimizing resources where multiple projects must be managed.

Managing Organizations (For GBTU)

By Rachna Chaturvedi
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vikas Publishing House
  • Book Code : 932596886X
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 826
  • Pdf File: managing-organizations.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is meant for students of accounting, management and business studies. It not only describes the principles, procedures and techniques of management accounting, but also explains and analyses the core concepts that have driven the development of the subject for decades. The book is a perfect blend of conceptual and practical approaches to accounting. NEW IN THIS EDITION • Completely revised and updated • New chapters on strategic management accounting, product costing, and service costing • Coverage of total quality management (TQM), just-in-time (JIT), life cycle costing, and Kaizen costing • Worked out solutions to problems and latest professional examination questions

The Making of a Manager

By Julie Zhuo
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0735219575
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 315
  • Pdf File: the-making-of-a-manager.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Instant Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Congratulations, you're a manager! After you pop the champagne, accept the shiny new title, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, the truth descends like a fog: you don't really know what you're doing. That's exactly how Julie Zhuo felt when she became a rookie manager at the age of 25. She stared at a long list of logistics--from hiring to firing, from meeting to messaging, from planning to pitching--and faced a thousand questions and uncertainties. How was she supposed to spin teamwork into value? How could she be a good steward of her reports' careers? What was the secret to leading with confidence in new and unexpected situations? Now, having managed dozens of teams spanning tens to hundreds of people, Julie knows the most important lesson of all: great managers are made, not born. If you care enough to be reading this, then you care enough to be a great manager. The Making of a Manager is a modern field guide packed everyday examples and transformative insights, including: * How to tell a great manager from an average manager (illustrations included) * When you should look past an awkward interview and hire someone anyway * How to build trust with your reports through not being a boss * Where to look when you lose faith and lack the answers Whether you're new to the job, a veteran leader, or looking to be promoted, this is the handbook you need to be the kind of manager you wish you had.

A Manager's Guide to Human Behavior, Fifth Edition

By Matthew REIS
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
  • Book Code : 0761212418
  • Total of Pages : 244
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 120
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-guide-to-human-behavior-fifth-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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A Manager's Guide to Data Warehousing

By Laura Reeves
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 0470549386
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 918
  • Pdf File: a-manager-s-guide-to-data-warehousing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Aimed at helping business and IT managers clearly communicate with each other, this helpful book addresses concerns straight-on and provides practical methods to building a collaborative data warehouse . You’ll get clear explanations of the goals and objectives of each stage of the data warehouse lifecycle while learning the roles that both business managers and technicians play at each stage. Discussions of the most critical decision points for success at each phase of the data warehouse lifecycle help you understand ways in which both business and IT management can make decisions that best meet unified objectives.

Sensory Templates and Manager Cognition

By Claus Springborg
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319717944
  • Total of Pages : 295
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 783
  • Pdf File: sensory-templates-and-manager-cognition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book explores the role of art and spiritual practices in management education. It takes recent developments in cognitive science relating to the metaphorical and embodied nature of cognition as its starting point. Introducing the concept of ‘sensory templates’, Springborg demonstrates how managers unconsciously understand organizational situations and actions as analogous to concrete sensorimotor experiences, such as pushing, pulling, balancing, lifting, moving with friction, connecting and moving various substances. Real-life management and leadership case studies illustrate how changing the sensory templates one uses to understand a particular situation can increase managerial efficiency and bring simple solutions to problems that have troubled managers for years. Sensory Templates and Manager Cognition will be of interest to scholars and students of managerial cognition, leadership and neuroscience, as well as practising managers and management educators.