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How to Manage: The definitive guide to effective management, 4th Edition

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How to Manage: The definitive guide to effective management, 4th Edition

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 6 X 9
  • Pages: 312
  • Edition: 4th
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  • ISBN-10: 1-292-08366-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-292-08366-7

Cuts right through all the myths and mysteries to get straight to the heart of what it really takes to plan, organise, direct and deliver results.

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Chapter 1   Introduction and summary: real managers for the real world   

1.1 Rational management   

1.2 Emotional management

1.3 Political management

1.4 Management quotient  

Chapter 2 Rational management skills: dealing with problems, tasks and money   

2.1 Starting at the end: focus on outcomes    

2.2 Achieving results: performance and perceptions  

2.3 Making decisions: acquiring intuition fast

2.4 Solving problems: prisons and frameworks – and tools

2.5 Strategic thinking: floors, romantics and the classics  

Financial skills   

2.6 Setting budgets: the politics of performance

2.7 Managing budgets: the annual dance routine  

2.8 Managing costs: minimising pain   

2.9 Surviving spreadsheets: assumptions, not maths   

2.10 Knowing numbers: playing the numbers game  

Chapter 3   Emotional managment skills: dealing with people  

3.1 Motivating people: creating willing followers

3.2 Persuading people: how to sell anything   

3.3 Coaching: no more training   

3.4 Delegating: doing better by doing less   

3.5 Handling conflict: from FEAR to EAR   

3.6 Giving informal feedback: making the negative positive 

3.7 Using time effectively: activity versus achievement  

3.8 Minding your mind: the management mindset   

3.9 Finding your performance zone: learn to thrive   

3.10 Learning the right behaviours: what your team really wants 

Chapter 4 Political management skills: acquiring power to make things happen

4.1 The ten laws of power: achieving PQ   

4.2 Taking control: the power of ideas     

4.3 Managing change: people, not projects

4.4 People and change: through the valley of death

4.5 Making things happen: managing projects

4.6 The art of unreasonable management: ruthlessness   

4.7 Managing your boss: and difficult people   

4.8 Managing your career: career is a noun and a verb  

4.9 Playing the game: manage the politics

4.10 Achieving and use influence: become the trusted manager

Chapter 5   Management quotient skills: managing your journey  

5.1 Acquiring MQ: how to learn success  

5.2 Employing MQ: uses and abuses  

5.3 Decoding the success formula: happy endings  

  

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