“The premiere writer of management textbooks has sifted through the research to extract the truths every manager should know. This book is an antidote for the unsupported opinions handed out in many popular management books.” Kenneth W. Thomas, Professor of Management, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, author of Intrinsic Motivation at Work “A prolific scholar and writer, Robbins cuts through the research and theory to deliver immediately useful and essential insights for the effective management of people.” Eric G. Stephan, Professor Organizational Leadership & Strategy, Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University You can succeed brilliantly as a leader and overcome the “killer” problems faced by every manager! • The truth about building winning teams and designing high-productivity jobs • The truth about why “happy” employees aren’t always more productive • The (surprising) truth about what behaviors you really want to reward This book reveals 53 Proven Principles for handling virtually every management challenge The Truth About Managing People offers real solutions for the make-or-break problems faced by every manager. You'll discover: how to overcome the true obstacles to teamwork; why too much communication can be as dangerous as too little; how to improve your hiring and employee evaluations; how to heal "layoff survivor sickness"; even how to learn charisma. This isn't someone's opinion; it's a definitive, evidence-based guide to effective management: a set of bedrock principles you can rely on throughout your entire management career.
The Truth About Managing People, Second EditionAuthor(s): Publisher: FT Press Publication Date: 20-Sep-2007 Edition: Second Number of pages: 240