FT Guide to Management

FT Guide to Management : The Art and Science of Being an Effective Manager

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Your authoritative guide to the art and science of being an effective manager.This is an indispensable guide to management success, whether you are taking on you first management role or are already well on your way to the top. Practical, realistic, incisive and easy-to-read it offers a realistic touchstone for anyone who is aspiring to progress up the career ladder and wants to excel in a management role. The Financial Times Guide to Management addresses the key issues that every manager faces and shows you not only how to become competent in them but also how to add value. This is a wide-ranging, jargon-free companion for today's managers, showing you how to get the balance right between knowing enough and not getting bogged down in the details.show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 138 x 216mm
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • FT Publishing International
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0273761986
  • 9780273761983

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Table of ContentsCh 1 Managing Yourself Taking a Personal AuditFocusing on What You Can ControlDe-clutteringTaking Care of YourselfBeing EffectiveFinding Your MotivationKnowing YourselfWorking with What You've GotCombating Performance AnxietyTrusting Your Own JudgementDoing What Feels RightMoving the Flywheel of SuccessTop 10 Tips for Managing Yourself Ch 2 Managing Others Hiring for TomorrowHiring Junior StaffHiring Other ManagersJagged Resumes, Talent that Whispers and Talent that ShoutsGetting Past Stereotype and CharismaManaging TeamsManaging Clever PeopleUsing Perverse IncentivesMotivating PeopleKeeping it SimpleHandling Crisis JunkiesLearning from Hedge FundsDon't Compete, Co-operateDealing with ComplainersManaging Social NetworksManaging PerformanceDismissing StaffEarning TrustNurturing CreativityTop 10 Tips for Managing People Ch 3 Managing ProcessesLearning from Toyotas Production SystemStarting Lean and Staying LeanDeath by Powerpoint: Sharing InformationGetting the Most Out of MeetingsMastering the Art of NegotiationFostering InnovationCreating a Networked EnvironmentTop 10 Tips for Managing Processes Ch 4 Managing Numbers Finding Value in What You KnowManaging for ValueIgnoring the FactsManaging RiskFocusing on Relevance Rather Than RulesTop 10 Tips for Managing Numbers Ch 5 Managing Change Managers vs. LeadersObserving the Unintended Effects of ChangeOvercoming ResistanceAvoiding Common MistakesTurning Conflict into CreativityDeveloping a VisionHarnessing the Power of StoriesAchieving Cultural ContinuityManaging Disruptive ChangeTop 10 Tips for Managing Change Ch 6 Managing Strategy Understanding Strategy Managing Open InnovationManaging FailureManaging SuccessTop 10 Tips for Managing Strategyshow more

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