The First-Time Manager / Loren B. Belker ; Jim McCormick ; Gary S. Topchik.
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- ISBN: 9780814417836 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Edition: Sixth ed.
- Publisher: New York, NY : AMACOM, 2012,c1981.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The road to management -- Starting out -- Building trust and confidence -- Show your appreciation -- Being an active listener -- The new manager's job and pitfalls to avoid -- Dealing with your superiors -- Choosing a managerial style of your own -- Building a team dynamic -- Managing problem employees -- Hiring and interviewing -- Training team members -- Managing change : dealing with resistance -- Disciplining the employee -- "Oh my God! I can't fire anyone!" -- Having a legal awareness -- No secrets -- The human resources department -- The current state of loyalty -- Is there such a thing as motivation? -- Understanding risk inclination -- Encouraging initiative and innovation -- Improving outcomes -- The generation gap -- Writing job descriptions --Doing performance appraisals -- Salary administration -- Having emotional intelligence -- Developing a positive self-image -- Managing your own time -- The written word -- The grapevine -- Your best friend : delegation -- A sense of humor -- Managing, participating in, and leading meetings -- Taking center stage : the role of public speaking in your career -- Coping with stress -- Having balance in your life -- A touch of class.
|Summary, etc.:|| Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of quick, dependable guidance, novice managers can't afford to learn by trial and error. This book covers essential topics such as hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, managing time, dealing with superiors, and much more.
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|Subject:||Supervision of employees.