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 Contents Ch 1 Managing Yourself Taking a Personal Audit Focusing on What You Can Control De-cluttering Taking Care of Yourself Being Effective Finding Your Motivation Knowing Yourself Working with What You've Got Combating Performance Anxiety Trusting Your Own Judgement Doing What Feels Right Moving the Flywheel of Success Top 10 Tips for Managing Yourself Ch 2 Managing Others Hiring for Tomorrow Hiring Junior Staff Hiring Other Managers Jagged Resumes, Talent that Whispers and Talent that Shouts Getting Past Stereotype and Charisma Managing Teams Managing Clever People Using Perverse Incentives Motivating People Keeping it Simple Handling Crisis Junkies Learning from Hedge Funds Don't Compete, Co-operate Dealing with Complainers Managing Social Networks Managing Performance Dismissing Staff Earning Trust Nurturing Creativity Top 10 Tips for Managing People Ch 3 Managing Processes Learning from Toyotas Production System Starting Lean and Staying Lean Death by Powerpoint: Sharing Information Getting the Most Out of Meetings Mastering the Art of Negotiation Fostering Innovation Creating a Networked Environment Top 10 Tips for Managing Processes Ch 4 Managing Numbers Finding Value in What You Know Managing for Value Ignoring the Facts Managing Risk Focusing on Relevance Rather Than Rules Top 10 Tips for Managing Numbers Ch 5 Managing Change Managers vs. Leaders Observing the Unintended Effects of Change Overcoming Resistance Avoiding Common Mistakes Turning Conflict into Creativity Developing a Vision Harnessing the Power of Stories Achieving Cultural Continuity Managing Disruptive Change Top 10 Tips for Managing Change Ch 6 Managing Strategy Understanding Strategy Managing Open Innovation Managing Failure Managing Success Top 10 Tips for Managing Strategyshow more

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