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The Accidental Manager: Get The Skills You Need To Excel In Your New Career Gary S. Topchik

The Accidental Manager: Get The Skills You Need To Excel In Your New Career

Gary S. Topchik

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ISBN : 9780814471807
Paperback
180 pages
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 About the Book 

Every day, people are promoted into the ranks of management . . . even if they never intended to become managers. They agree to their new responsibilities either to stay employed or to make more money. It is a universal phenomenon. But for theseMoreEvery day, people are promoted into the ranks of management . . . even if they never intended to become managers. They agree to their new responsibilities either to stay employed or to make more money. It is a universal phenomenon. But for these accidental managers, it makes more sense to manage well than to manage badly, and this book tells them how.Using examples and real-life case studies, The Accidental Manager gives readers the tools they need to make the most of their situation, showing them how to:* Develop their people by having them work on their own and with others* Actively listen in order to build trust and increase communication* Give positive and constructive feedback to keep employees on track* Motivate by providing the best possible environment for each team memberThe book reveals the ten worst types of managers (and how to avoid being one of them), and features a special Management Assessment tool. The Accidental Manager gives managers the skills they need to shine in their new -- accidental -- positions.