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The First-Time Manager [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780814417836Publication details: New York : AMACOM, 2012.Edition: 6th edISBN:
  • 9780814417843
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The First-Time ManagerDDC classification:
  • 658.3/02 658.302
LOC classification:
  • HF5549.12 .B453 2012
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Contents:
Contents; Preface to the Sixth Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: SO YOU'RE GOING TO MANAGE PEOPLE; 1. The Road to Management; 2. Starting Out; 3. Building Trust and Confidence; 4. Show Your Appreciation; 5. Being an Active Listener; 6. The New Manager's Job and Pitfalls to Avoid; 7. Dealing with Your Superiors; 8. Choosing a Managerial Style of Your Own; PART TWO: TACKLING YOUR NEW DUTIES; 9. Building a Team Dynamic; 10. Managing Problem Employees; 11. Hiring and Interviewing; 12. Training Team Members; 13. Managing Change: Dealing with Resistance
14. Disciplining the Employee15. ''Oh My God! I Can't Fire Anyone!''; 16. Having a Legal Awareness; PART THREE: WORKING WITH PEOPLE, BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, AND MANAGING RISKS; 17. No Secrets; 18. The Human Resources Department; 19. The Current State of Loyalty; 20. Is There Such a Thing as Motivation?; 21. Understanding Risk Inclination; 22. Encouraging Initiative and Innovation; 23. Improving Outcomes; 24. The Generation Gap; PART FOUR: JOB DESCRIPTIONS, PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS, AND SALARY ADMINISTRATION; 25. Writing Job Descriptions; 26. Doing Performance Appraisals
27. Salary AdministrationPART FIVE: IMPROVING AND DEVELOPING YOURSELF; 28. Having Emotional Intelligence; 29. Developing a Positive Self-Image; 30. Managing Your Own Time; 31. The Written Word; 32. The Grapevine; 33. Your Best Friend: Delegation; 34. A Sense of Humor; 35. Managing, Participating in, and Leading Meetings; 36. Taking Center Stage: The Role of Public Speaking in Your Career; PART SIX: THE COMPLETE PERSON; 37. Coping with Stress; 38. Having Balance in Your Life; 39. A Touch of Class; Conclusion; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary: What's a rookie manager to do? Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of quick, dependable guidance, novice managers can't afford to learn by trial and error. The First-Time Manager is the answer, dispensing the bottom-line wisdom they need to succeed. A true management classic, the book covers essential topics such as hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, managing time, dealing with superiors, and much more. Written in an inviting and accessible style, the revised sixth edition includes new material on increasing employee engagement, encouraging innovation and initiative, helping t
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Contents; Preface to the Sixth Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: SO YOU'RE GOING TO MANAGE PEOPLE; 1. The Road to Management; 2. Starting Out; 3. Building Trust and Confidence; 4. Show Your Appreciation; 5. Being an Active Listener; 6. The New Manager's Job and Pitfalls to Avoid; 7. Dealing with Your Superiors; 8. Choosing a Managerial Style of Your Own; PART TWO: TACKLING YOUR NEW DUTIES; 9. Building a Team Dynamic; 10. Managing Problem Employees; 11. Hiring and Interviewing; 12. Training Team Members; 13. Managing Change: Dealing with Resistance

14. Disciplining the Employee15. ''Oh My God! I Can't Fire Anyone!''; 16. Having a Legal Awareness; PART THREE: WORKING WITH PEOPLE, BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS, AND MANAGING RISKS; 17. No Secrets; 18. The Human Resources Department; 19. The Current State of Loyalty; 20. Is There Such a Thing as Motivation?; 21. Understanding Risk Inclination; 22. Encouraging Initiative and Innovation; 23. Improving Outcomes; 24. The Generation Gap; PART FOUR: JOB DESCRIPTIONS, PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS, AND SALARY ADMINISTRATION; 25. Writing Job Descriptions; 26. Doing Performance Appraisals

27. Salary AdministrationPART FIVE: IMPROVING AND DEVELOPING YOURSELF; 28. Having Emotional Intelligence; 29. Developing a Positive Self-Image; 30. Managing Your Own Time; 31. The Written Word; 32. The Grapevine; 33. Your Best Friend: Delegation; 34. A Sense of Humor; 35. Managing, Participating in, and Leading Meetings; 36. Taking Center Stage: The Role of Public Speaking in Your Career; PART SIX: THE COMPLETE PERSON; 37. Coping with Stress; 38. Having Balance in Your Life; 39. A Touch of Class; Conclusion; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y

What's a rookie manager to do? Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of quick, dependable guidance, novice managers can't afford to learn by trial and error. The First-Time Manager is the answer, dispensing the bottom-line wisdom they need to succeed. A true management classic, the book covers essential topics such as hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, managing time, dealing with superiors, and much more. Written in an inviting and accessible style, the revised sixth edition includes new material on increasing employee engagement, encouraging innovation and initiative, helping t