The Management Bible is the most comprehensive book on the topic of management available anywhere. It offers in–depth coverage of the entire range of essential topics for today′s managers and supervisorsfrom beginners to seasoned veteransand includes practical, effective solutions for the everyday problems every manager faces. In addition to planning, strategy, and solutions to common problems, the book also includes proven tips and tactics that help managers grow into more effective, efficient leaders.
From the most general business issues to the most specific prescriptive action, authors Bob Nelson and Peter Economy reveal everything the modern manager needs to know to keep up with today′s rapidly changing business environment. Topics include:
- Hiring and retaining great people
- Motivating employees
- Coaching, development, and mentoring
- Setting goals
- Delegating authority
- Employee performance and accountability
- Communication and teamwork
- Discipline and corrective action
- Terminating employees
- Ethics and office politics
And that′s not allfirsthand interviews with noted managers and business thought leaders; case studies and real–world examples; and helpful worksheets and questionnaires make this a vital resource that no manager should walk into the office without.
PART I: The Art and Science of Management.
CHAPTER 1. What Managers Do.
CHAPTER 2. The Challenge of Change.
PART II: Leadership: The People Thing.
CHAPTER 3. Hiring and Retaining the Very Best People.
CHAPTER 4. Motivating Employees.
CHAPTER 5. Coaching and Development.
CHAPTER 6. Mentoring Employees.
Part III: Execution: Getting the Job Done.
CHAPTER 7. Setting Goals.
CHAPTER 8. Using Delegation to Your Advantage.
CHAPTER 9. Monitoring Employee Performance.
CHAPTER 10. Building Employee Accountability.
PART IV: Building High–Performance Organizations.
CHAPTER 11. Improving Communication.
CHAPTER 12. Working with Teams.
CHAPTER 13. Making Meetings More Effective.
PART V: Management Challenges.
CHAPTER 14. Discipline and Corrective Action.
CHAPTER 15. Terminating Employees.
CHAPTER 16. Ethics and Office Politics.