The First-Time Manager

by Loren B. Belker, Jim McCormick, Gary S. Topchik

On Sale: 01/03/2012

Price: $17.95

Format: Paperback

Book Summary

What’s a rookie manager to do? Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of dependable guidance, novice supervisors can’t afford to learn by trial and error. A true business classic, The First-Time Manager (revised sixth edition) gives bottom-line wisdom on topics spanning hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, and much more.

About the Book

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 team members optimize their talents, improving outcomes, and distinguishing oneself as a leader. Packed with immediately usable insight on everything from building a team environment to conducting performance appraisals, The First-Time Manager remains the ultimate guide for anyone starting his or her career in management.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814417836
  • ISBN 10: 0814417833
  • Imprint: AMACOM
  • On Sale: 01/03/2012
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: $17.95
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication Date: 01/03/2012
  • Trim Size: 152.000mm x 229.000mm x 12.000mm
  • Weight: 335.000gr
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success