The Smart Manager's F.A.Q. Guide. A Survival Handbook for Today's Workplace

  • ID: 2212314
  • Book
  • 344 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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[headline]Get immediate answers to your toughest workplace questions!In our information–flooded workplace, smart managers, supervisors, administrators, and executives need to get the right answers to their questions in a hurry! The Smart Manager′s F.A.Q. Guide is a handy reference that draws on a wealth of information from workshops, training sessions, and consulting interventions that have a proven track record. You′ll get practical solutions to your toughest workplace questions such as:

∗ How can I guarantee customer satisfaction?

∗ What questions should I ask in an interview?

∗ How do I deal with an angry employee?

∗ What can I do to overcome resistance to change?

∗ How can I get people to listen to me?

∗ What are the best ways to praise or reprimand employees?

∗ How can I produce an effective presentation?

The Smart Manager′s F.A.Q. Guide is specially designed to save you time and money. Don′t wait for instructor–led training to answer your questions–just turn to this comprehensive, easy–to–follow guide. More than mere questions and answers, this book offers you concrete models that can be used in almost any management situation.

"An excellent reference tool with a ′how to′ approach to dealing with day–to–day management issues."––Rudolf Beilfuss, chief executive, Polaris International, an International Association of Accounting Firms

"Gatto shares his practical experience and knowledge on topics that readers can use on a daily basis. It is quite flexible––you can read the entire book or just find out about a specific situation challenging you. This book is a ′keeper′ and needs to be kept within arm′s reach."––Jay M. Duffy, director, Executive Education and Leadership, Bayer Corporation

"The Smart Manager′s F.A.Q. Guide is one of the most useful books I have ever read. It is one that will be utilized on a day–to–day basis and never lost on a shelf."––Renee Pavucek, associate director, Institute for Economic Transformati
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Introduction

Anger Management

How Can I Deal with an Angry Employee?

Change

What Is Change Leadership?

What Is the Process of Change and Who Should Be Involved?

How Can I Handle Resistance to Change?

Cognitive Processes

How Can I Counteract Negativity?

How Can I Avoid Procrastination?

What Can I Learn from a Failed Effort?

Communication

What Different Techniques Can Be Used in Conversation?

How Can I Persuade People to Listen to Me?

How Can I Better Prepare for Phone Calls?

How Can I Write More Effective E–Mails?

How Can I Use Different Styles to Communicate Effectively?

How Can I Best Respond to Questions?

How Can I Influence Others to Adopt My Ideas?

Consultants

How Can I Best Utilize Consultants?

Customers

What Are the Keys to Working with Customers?

How Can I Use a Customer Profile to Serve Customers in Better Ways?

How Can I Ensure That My Customers Are Satisfied?

Interviewing

What Kinds of Questions Should I Ask When Conducting an Interview?

How Can I Prepare to Be Interviewed?

Leadership

What Are the Qualities of an Effective Leader?

Meetings

How Can I Make My Meetings More Effective?

When Facilitating a Meeting, How Can I Deal with Problems?

How Can I Handle Hostile or Disruptive Groups?

Mentoring

How Can I Be a Successful Mentor?

What Are the Phases of the Mentoring Process?

How Can I Use a Mentee Development Plan?

Motivation

How Can I Motivate Myself?

How Can I Motivate My Direct Reports?

Performance Appraisal

What Is the Appropriate Way to Praise or Reprimand an Employee?

How Can I Conduct an Effective Performance Appraisal?

Presentation Skills

How Can I Design an Effective Presentation?

How Can I Create Effective Visuals?

Problem Solving

What Method Can I Use to Define Problems?

How Can I Work Through a Problem?

What Methods Can I Use to Generate Solutions for Problems?

Résumé Writing

How Can I Create an Effective Résumé?

Retention and Termination

How Can I Retain Employees?

How Should I Handle Termination of an Employee?

Selling

How Can I Improve My Sales Techniques?

Sexual Harassment

What Should I Know About Sexual Harassment?

Stress Management

How Can I Manage Stress?

Supervisory Skills

What Skills and Knowledge Do I Require As a Supervisor?

Teams

How Can I Build Strong Teams?

What Can I Do to Help My Team Communicate Better?

Time Management

How Can I Evaluate How I Spend My Time?

Additional Resources

About the Author
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Rex P. Gatto Ph.D.
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