The First-Time Manager

by Jim McCormick

On Sale: 08/14/2018

Price: $15.99

Book Summary

You’ve been promoted to manager! Now what? This trusted management guide teaches anyone facing new responsibilities how to avoid classic blunders and take the lead.

About the Book

The trusted management classic and go to guide for anyone facing new responsibilities as a first time manager.

Learn to conquer every challenge like a pro with the clear, candid advice in The First-Time Manager. For nearly four decades, this trusted guide has brought newcomers up to speed on the nitty gritty realities of managing people.

The updated seventh edition delivers new information that helps you manage across generations, use online performance appraisal tools, persuade with stories, oversee remote employees, build a team dynamic, match a boss’s style, and more.

The jump from star employee to new manager is bigger than most people realize -- with opportunities to fail at every step. Stumbling your way through isn’t an option.

In The First-Time Manager, you will learn skills including:

  • leading meetings,
  • hiring employees,
  • motivating others,
  • actively listening,
  • staying calm under pressure,
  • overcoming resistance and much more.

With little experience or training, a coveted promotion can become a trial by fire. No one needs that. Turn to the book that thousands have relied on to hit the ground running.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814439708
  • ISBN 10: 0814439705
  • On Sale: 08/14/2018
  • Pages: 208
  • List Price: $15.99
  • Series: First-Time Manager Series
  • Trim Size: Trim size data not found for this book.
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • Category 3 : POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General
  • Category 4 : SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills
  • Category 5 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / Meetings & Presentations
  • Category 6 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational
  • Category 7 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success