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Managing For Dummies by [Bob Nelson, Peter Economy]
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Bob Nelson, PhD, is the founder and President of Nelson Motivation, Inc., a management training and consulting firm based in San Diego, California. He is the author of the multi-million copy best-selling book 1001 Ways to Reward Employees and (with Peter Economy) The Management Bible.

Peter Economy is the Associate Editor for Leader to Leader and is the bestselling author of more than 50 books.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Learn to:

  • Get your message across with clear expectations and straightforward communication
  • Successfully manage people, projects, and teams
  • Plan, organize, and delegate tasks
  • Encourage and motivate employees

The fast and easy way to effectively manage people, projects, and teams

Being a manager can be an intimidating and challenging task. This clearly written, easy-to-understand guide gives you practical advice on the most important aspects of managing, such as delegating as opposed to ordering, improving employees' performances, getting your message across, team building and collaboration, and more.

  • I'm a manager, now what? — learn to identify different management styles and get a handle on the most important aspects of managing — leading, inspiring, and engaging
  • Know your role — get the lowdown on the key duties you'll face as a manager, from hiring new employees, coaching and mentoring your staff, monitoring performance, and everything in between
  • Master management — master the day-to-day duties you'll carry out as a manager, like delegating, communicating, budgeting, and many more
  • Tackle the tough stuff — take a look at the challenging sides of management and arm yourself with the skills to tackle these sticky situations, like managing change and disciplining employees

Open the book and find:

  • How to find your leadership style
  • Tips on creating a supportive environment
  • Guidance on motivating employees
  • Interviewing do's and don'ts
  • How to set goals and juggle priorities
  • Advice on running effective meetings
  • Delegation myths and facts
  • Budgeting, accounting, and working with financial statements
  • How to use technology to your advantage
--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B003TFE8PQ
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ For Dummies; 3rd edition (11 June 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1942 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 386 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 0470618132
  • Customer Reviews:
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Peter Economy is a best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 80 books to his credit (with more than 2 million copies sold), including Everything I Learned About Life I Learned in Dance Class by Abby Lee Miller, Leading Through Uncertainty: How Umpqua Bank Emerged from the Great Recession Better and Stronger than Ever by Ray Davis, Managing For Dummies, Leadership Ensemble: Lessons in Collaborative Management from the World's Only Conductorless Orchestra, The Management Bible, and many more.

He writes columns on leadership and management for (The Leadership Guy) and has also served as Associate Editor for Leader to Leader magazine -- published by the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute in New York City -- since 2001. Peter taught MGT 453: Creativity and Innovation as a lecturer at San Diego State University, is on the National Advisory Council of The Art of Science Learning, and is a founding member of the board of SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes.

A graduate of Stanford University, Peter has worked closely with some of the nation's top business thinkers, including Jim Collins, Frances Hesselbein, Peter Senge, David Whyte, Kellie McElhaney, Marshall Goldsmith, Jack Trout, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Gary Hirshberg, Peter Georgescu, Guy Kawasaki, William Taylor, Jim Kilts, Jean Lipman-Blumen, Ken Blanchard, and many others.


Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Stanford University

Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration, Edinburgh Business School

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