Managing For Dummies

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2010-07-06
Publisher(s): For Dummies
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The fast and easy way to learn how to manage people, projects, and teams being a manager can be an intimidating and challenging task. It provides very easy to understand concepts and guides you on both basic and advanced managerial skills that you need to develop or improve in order to become a better manager. The style is easy to read. The content is first-rate. I would suggest this as recommended reading to anyone who is a new manager.

Managing For Dummies: 5 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.


The fast and easy way to learn how to manage people, projects, and teams

Being a manager can be an intimidating and challenging task. Managing involves teaching new skills to employees, helping land a new customer, accomplishing an important assignment, increasing performance, and much more. The process of management can be very challenging at times, but it can also bring you a sense of fulfillment that you never imagined possible.

Managing For Dummies, 3rd Edition is perfect for all levels of managers. This clearly written, easy to understand guide gives you practical advice on the most important aspects of managing, such as delegating as opposed to ordering, improving employees' performances, getting your message across, understanding ethics and office policies, team building and collaboration, and much more.

-Tips and advice for new and experienced managers

-All-new chapters on employee encouragement and corporate social responsibility

-Guidance on managing employees by leveraging the power of the Internet

Managing in today's lightning-speed business world requires that you have the latest information and techniques for getting the job done. Managing For Dummies, 3rd Edition provides you with straightforward advice and up to the minute strategies for dealing with anything that comes your way.

Author Biography

Bob Nelson, PhD, is the founder and President of Nelson Motivation, Inc., a management training and consulting firm based in San Diego, California. He is the author of the multi-million copy best-selling book 1001 Ways to Reward Employees and (with Peter Economy) The Management Bible.

Peter Economy is the Associate Editor for Leader to Leader and is the bestselling author of more than 50 books.

Table of Contents

Getting Started as a Manager
You're a Manager - Now What?
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way
Recognizing and Rewarding High Performance
Creating an Engaged Workforce
Mastering Key Management Duties
Hiring: The Million-Dollar Decision
Goal Setting Made Easy
Developing Employees through Coaching and Mentoring
It's a Team Thing
Managing Virtual Employees
Monitoring Performance and Execution
Tools and Techniques for Managing
Delegating to Get Things Done
Communicating Your Message
The Fine Art of Performance Evaluations
Budgeting, Accounting, and Other Financial Stuff
Harnessing the Power of Technology
Embracing Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
Tough Times for Tough Managers
Managing Change and Morale
Employee Discipline for Improving Performance
Terminating Employees When All Else Fails
The Part of Tens
Ten Common Management Mistakes
Ten Tips for New Managers
Ten Tips for Maintaining Your Work-Life Balance
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