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Title:
The essential new manager's kit
Author:
Stone, Florence M.
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Publication Information:
Chicago : Dearborn Trade Pub., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
x, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Planning -- Budgeting -- Control recruiting and retaining employees -- From delegating to empowering -- Coaching and counseling employees -- Performance appraisals -- Conflict management -- Disciplining and terminating employees -- Learning to listen how to speak assertively communicating upward and sideways -- How to speak without words : body language -- Written communication : print and electronic messages -- Creating followers: building teamwork -- Solving problems, making decisions -- Managing meetings -- Managing change -- Negotiation -- Time and space management -- Stress management -- Balancing work/family needs -- Networking and political know-how -- Career planning.
ISBN:
9780793178414
Format :
Book

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Stepping onto the management career ladder means added responsibilities, heavy workloads, new business challenges, high expectations and increased chances for errors. Combined with little training or formal management education, these make for potential workplace pitfalls. skill-building techniques and tools that can help both newly-hired managers and those promoted from within with their new responsibilities and new business challenges. They can develop core skills from the basics of planning, budgeting and tracking to assembling a team, delegating and disciplining. management and work-life balance issues are among the 24 specific areas that managers can learn about to: boost confidence while lowering stress related to new job duties; improve personal and team productivity; increase job satisfaction; and demonstrate required skills while growing professionally. knowledge and attitudes, checklists to ensure no action is left hanging and stories of manager blunders proving that other have been down the same road.