The Rookie Manager

The Rookie Manager

A Guide To Surviving Your First Year In Management

eBook - 2000
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"For all new managers who are stressed out over how they're going to handle their new responsibilities, The Rookie Manager is the next best thing to a Swedish massage--the perfect stress-reducer.

This indispensable guide prepares inexperienced managers for the realities of today's fast-paced business environment, providing real-world information that helps readers relax comfortably into their new managerial positions. Topics covered include:

* Understanding the manager's role

* Managing former peers

* Choosing a management style

* Daily planning

* Leadership and coaching

* Managing a team * Motivating people to do their best

* Making tough decisions

* Delegating work

* Hiring and orienting new employees

* Conducting performance appraisals

* Disciplining and terminating employees

* Building communication skills--both up and down the hierarchical ladder, and more."

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : AMACOM, c2000.
ISBN: 9780585081236
Characteristics: iv, 167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc


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