Manager Mechanics: People Skills for the First-time Manager
In a fun, fast, accessible format--Manager Mechanics serves as both "mentor" and guide for newly minted managers who find themselves confronted with a wide-range of questions from how to hire and fire, to how to manage friends and balance budgets. Manager Mechanics comes to the rescue by giving first-timers the practical knowledge and political insights they need to perform successfully in their new management role, with a particular focus on people skills and good judgment. New and seasoned managers will gain techniques and proven approaches for leading their teams, hiring top talent, navigating company politics, avoiding career-limiting mistakes, and producing high-quality, well-planned results. The "Key Points" sections at the end of each chapter summarize the most critical skills and solidify the manager's fresh knowledge.
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Food for Thought for a New Manager
The Good Stuff
The Bad Stuff
Navigating Office Politics
The Hiring Process
The Good the Bad and the Other
HR and Vendors and Finance Oh My
Process to the People Right On
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