Coaching for Improved Work Performance, Revised Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 15, 1999 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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Managing employees in todayís rapidly evolving workplace can sometimes feel like negotiating a minefield. Such recent new trends as flextime, telecommting, 360-degree feedback, the flattening of hierarchies, and the increased use of temps and contract workers present tough new challenges for supervisors in every field. This timely, completely revised and updated edition of Ferdinand Fourniesís classic management coaching "bible" shows you proven ways to get workers to perform at the highest level while eliminating the self-destructive kinds of behaviors that have become increasingly prevalent in recent years.
In this book, youíll be taught specific face-to-face interventions you can use to enhance performance in every kind of workplace situation--from sales to creative brainstorming. There are also interventions uniquely suited to resolving problems ranging from low productivity to absenteeism to conflicts between individuals. Youíll learn precisely what to say and do so that each person you supervise will want to give you his or her best work--even when that person was previously thought to be a "problem employee." Packed with brand-new case studies from Fourniesís latest research into the dynamics of the modern workplace, this classic guide takes all the guesswork out of becoming the kind of inspired, "hands-on" manager that every company today is looking for!

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This is a great book about managing and working with employees. It could also be used as a parental guide, to a degree. Read full review

Contents

So What Does All This Mean?
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MotivationThe Theories You Can and Cant Use
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An Alternative to Psychotherapy
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About the author (1999)

Ferdinand F. Fournies is an internationally known consultant, speaker, and former professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business.

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