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How to Manage By Jo Owen

How to Manage by Jo Owen

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Summary

Being a manager is more complex than ever before. Managers need to be clever, have great people skills and be politically savvy. Based on years of management experience and practice, this book shows you what you have to do and how you have to do it in 30 simple steps. It covers the political, rational and people skills you need.

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How to Manage by Jo Owen

"This could easily be the best book on management so far...an entertaining and instructive guide...If you know of an aspiring manager, give them this as a present immediately. If that aspiring manager is you, head straight for the bookshop or log on and obtain this essential survival manual...It is hard valuable advice thatr you will not regret reading and putting into practice." - Personnel Today Being a manager today is more complex than ever before. Managers need to be clever, have great people skills and be politically savvy. And there's no training manual which tells you what you really want to know: how to make things happen, how to survive and how to succeed in today's world. Until now, managers have had to discover the rules of success on their own. How to Manageis set to change this: it is the ultimate how-to of management. Based on years of management experience and practice, it shows you what you have to do and how you have to do it in 30 simple steps. From making decisions to managing money and people,How to Manage covers all the political, rational and people skills you need. If you're only going to read one book on management ever, this is it.

How to Manage Reviews

"This could easily be the best book on management so far... an entertaining and instructive guide... If you know of an aspiring manager, give them this as a present immediately. If that aspiring manager is you, head straight for the bookshop or log on and obtain this essential survival manual... It is hard valuable advice thatr you will not regret reading and putting into practice." - Personnel Today

About Jo Owen

Jo Owen has an outstanding track record of leading and creating businesses in the UK and Japan. Most recently he is the founder of and Director of Strategy for Teach First - a not for profit initiative that takes the top graduates from UK universities and places them in inner city primary schools for two years before going on to a corporate career. He writes the leadership column for the Institute of Directors and as Director of Strategy for Teach First is shaping their Learning to Lead programme for top UK graduates. Jo is the author of the bestselling Management Stripped Bare (Kogan Page) and How to Lead (Prentice Hall Business).

Table of Contents

Contents 1. Introduction and Summary : Real managers for the real world. IQ: rational management EQ: emotional management PQ skills: political management MQ: the management quotient 2. IQ skills: dealing with tasks, problems and money 2.1 Starting at the end: focus on outcomes 2.2 Achieving results: performance and perceptions 2.3 Making decisions: acquiring intuition fast 2.4 Solving problems: Prisons and frameworks 2.5 Strategic thinking: floors, romantics and the classics. 2.6 Setting budgets: the politics of performance 2.7 Managing budgets:the annual dance routine 2.8 Managing costs: minimising pain 2.9 Surviving spreadsheets: assumptions, not maths 2.10 Knowing numbers: playing the numbers game 3. EQ skills: dealing with people. 3.1 Motivating people: creating willing followers 3.2 Influencing people: how to sell anything 3.3 Coaching: no more training 3.4 Delegating: doing better by doing less 3.5 Handling conflict: from FEAR to EAR 3.6 Giving informal feedback: making the negative positive 3.7 Managing yourself: personal EQ 3.8 Using time effectively: activity versus achievement 3.9 Surviving the management marathon: from days to decades 3.10 Learning the right behaviours: what managers really want 4. PQ skills: making things happen 4.1 The seven key power sources: building a power base 4.2 Acquiring power: shining a light on the dark arts 4.3 Building power networks: becoming irreplaceable 4.4 Using power: setting your agenda 4.5 The art of unreasonable management: ruthlessness 4.6 Saying no' to the boss: surviving insanity 4.7 Power and integrity: from morality to survival 4.8 Taking control: telling stories 4.9 Managing change: people, not projects 4.10 People and change: through the valley of death 5. MQ skills: Managing your journey 5.1 Acquiring MQ: how to learn success 5.2 Using MQ: uses and abuses 5.3 Decoding the success formula: happy endings Index

Additional information

GOR001383203
9780273709756
0273709755
How to Manage by Jo Owen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2006-11-16
248
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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