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Managment for dummies

Managment for dummies

Pettinger, Richard

'Management For Dummies' has been updated to include the latest trends in management thinking, updates on management software and technology and includes brand new sections covering globalisation, internationalisation, leadership and managing in difficult times

Paperback, Book. English.
2nd ed.
Published Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2011
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Richard Pettinger
Distributor: Chichester: John Wiley [distributor], 2011
ISBN: 0470977698, 9780470977699
Physical Description: 384 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Management.; Business and Management.

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Part I: So You Want to Be a Manager
  3. You re a Manager Now What?
  4. Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way
  5. Part II: Managing People
  6. Making the Million–Pound Decision: Recruitment and Selection
  7. Inspiring Employees to Better Performance
  8. Coaching, Mentoring and Development
  9. Part III: Making Things Happen
  10. Setting Goals and Targets
  11. Being an Expert at Performance Appraisal and Management
  12. Being an Expert Manager within Your Environment
  13. Part IV: Working with (Other) People
  14. Knowing and Understanding Your Stakeholders
  15. Communicating Effectively
  16. Working Together in Teams and Groups
  17. Managing Flexible Workers
  18. Part V: Tough Times for Tough Managers
  19. Understanding and Managing Risk
  20. Dealing with Ethics and Office Politics
  21. Managing Change at Work
  22. Setting Standards and Enforcing Them: Employee Discipline
  23. Handling Resignations, Dismissals and Redundancies
  24. Part VI: Tools and Techniques for Managing
  25. Budgeting and Accounting
  26. Harnessing the Power of Technology
  27. Formulating Strategies for Being a Global Manager
  28. Keeping Track of Management Trends
  29. Part VII: The Part of Tens
  30. Ten Common Management Mistakes
  31. Ten Common Management Myths
  32. Ten Great Ways to Engage Your Employees (and Keep Them Engaged!)
  33. Ten (Plus Two) Classic Business Books You Need to Know About
  34. Index

Author note

Richard Pettinger is a lecturer in Business Management at University College London where he teaches foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and international courses. Richard is the author of over thirty business and management books including Weekend MBA For Dummies and Competitive Strategy For Dummies. Bob Nelson is the founder of Nelson Motivation, a training and consulting firm. Peter Economy is a management writer and consultant.

Description

Learn to:

Successfully use the latest management techniques, tools and technology

Develop leadership skills and integrate them into your management style

Manage a business and team through difficult times

Become a great global manager

Make your mark in the world of management

Good management is vital to the success of every business but being a good manager isn′t always easy. This book offers you expert advice on hiring the right staff, building effective teams, resolving office politics and maintaining your own work/life balance. Inside you′ll find examples and guidance to help you identify the styles of management you need to succeed and to deal with the challenges of being a manager today from discovering what your employees want, to helping them thrive on a daily basis. With this guide you′ll be making things happen in your business in no time.

Be the best learn great techniques for coaching, mentoring and inspiring your employees to perform at their best

Get to the point set goals and targets, and discover how to manage people and projects

Connect with others use effective communication skills and discover the best ways to convey your messages

Get political assess a wide range of management risks and learn key techniques for dealing with office politics

Become a 21st–century manager harness the power of technology and use it to help with budgeting and accounting

Open the book and find:

How to take your first steps into management

Advice on being a truly great interviewer

Techniques on developing and mentoring employees

How to observe and learn from leaders

Guidance on juggling priorities

Why understanding your stakeholders is vital

A guide to 21st–century functions of management

Advice on preparing and making great presentations

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Learn to:

Successfully use the latest management techniques, tools and technology

Develop leadership skills and integrate them into your management style

Manage a business and team through difficult times

Become a great global manager

Make your mark in the world of management

Good management is vital to the success of every business but being a good manager isn′t always easy. This book offers you expert advice on hiring the right staff, building effective teams, resolving office politics and maintaining your own work/life balance. Inside you′ll find examples and guidance to help you identify the styles of management you need to succeed and to deal with the challenges of being a manager today from discovering what your employees want, to helping them thrive on a daily basis. With this guide you′ll be making things happen in your business in no time.

Be the best learn great techniques for coaching, mentoring and inspiring your employees to perform at their best

Get to the point set goals and targets, and discover how to manage people and projects

Connect with others use effective communication skills and discover the best ways to convey your messages

Get political assess a wide range of management risks and learn key techniques for dealing with office politics

Become a 21st–century manager harness the power of technology and use it to help with budgeting and accounting

Open the book and find:

How to take your first steps into management

Advice on being a truly great interviewer

Techniques on developing and mentoring employees

How to observe and learn from leaders

Guidance on juggling priorities

Why understanding your stakeholders is vital

A guide to 21st–century functions of management

Advice on preparing and making great presentations