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Struggling to motivate your staff?
Looking for ways to make your meetings more effective?
Battling to get a decision from colleagues?
Every manager, every day, at every level takes on challenges and problems that can be tricky to solve.
You’re busy and you want quick answers that are guaranteed to work.
The Top 50 Management Dilemmas provides help on the most common hurdles that managers face. It will help you understand every situation better so you know exactly what to do, fast.
Whatever your challenge – an individual, your team, external clients, conflict, change or power – you’ll discover how to:
This incredibly handy book has been specially written to ensure you can get to the best solution, in the quickest time, whatever the scenario.
About the authors
1. Challenges with individuals
Lack of confidence
Constantly rejects feedback
Lack of competence
Unobserved but reported disrespectful behaviour
High performers who are high maintenance
Difficult and delicate conversations
Delegation and letting go
Passionate or stubborn people
2. Challenges with teams
An under-performing team
Lack of trust
Fear of allowing conflict in a team
A team that avoids accountability
Managing a virtual team
Meetings that stagnate
Meetings that derail
3. Challenges with externals
Their unrealistic expectations
Elusive or unresponsive behaviour
Patronising or arrogant styles
Constantly changing goalposts
Company merger or acquisition
4. Challenges around conflict
Individuals who avoid conflict
People who don’t show emotion
5. Challenges around change
Covert resistance to change
Overt resistance to change
People who are too comfortable
Maintaining the team’s high-energy change culture
6. Challenges around power, politics and influence
Limited access to stakeholders
Building your personal brand
Getting a decision
Managing up or across
Someone who is holding you back
7. Challenges for yourself
Receiving difficult feedback
Situations where you don’t know the answer
Dealing with your own mistakes and poor decisions
The loneliness of management
Having your authority or ability questioned
Asking for a raise or promotion