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Title:
The one minute manager
Author:
Blanchard, Kenneth H.
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Publication Information:
[New York] : Harper Audio, [2003]

â„—2003
Physical Description:
2 audio discs (100 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Unabridged.

Compact discs.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780060567507
UPC:
9780060567507
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Summary

For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal prosperity. These very real results were achieved through learning the management techniques that spell profitability for the organization and its employees. The One Minute Manager is a concise, easily read story that reveals three very practical secrets: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings, and One Minute Reprimands.The audio also presents several studies in medicine and the behavioral sciences that clearly explain why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people. By the audio's end you will know how to apply them to your own situation and enjoy the benefits.


Summary

The One Minute Manager's techniques have been creating successful managers for over twenty years by showing them how to perform their duties in a short, yet effective amount of time to increase productivity. Here, listeners will also be presented with several studies in medicine and the behavioral sciences that clearly explain why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people.


Author Notes

Kenneth Hartely Blanchard was born May 6, 1939, in Orange, New Jersey. He married Marjorie McKee, a business consultant, in 1962. He founded Blanchard Training and Development in 1977.

Blanchard has cowritten several books on management, including one of the best-selling management books of all time, The One-Minute Manager (1982) with Spencer Johnson. In the book, the authors describe effective and efficient management skills. The basics to good management are setting goals, praising, and reprimanding. Blanchard says that these skills can easily be translated to work in the home as well as the office.

Blanchard lives in San Diego, California.

(Bowker Author Biography)