The young professional's guide to managing : building, guiding and motivating your team to achieve awesome results / by Aaron McDaniel
By: McDaniel, Aaron.Publisher: Pompton Plains, N.J. : Career Press, 2013Description: 224 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781601632548.Subject(s): Leadership | Careers | Professional developmentOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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|Book||Australia||200.6 MCD 2013 (Browse shelf)||Available||30005272|
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|Book||New Zealand||200.5 YOU (Browse shelf)||Available||CA007204|
|Book||New Zealand||200.5 YOU (Browse shelf)||Available||CA007278|
MANAGEMENT BASICS : The 25 attributes of the successful young professional (they apply to managers too!) -- Transitioning to manager: you're not an individual contributor anymore -- Getting off on the right foot: success as a manager from day one -- Workload balance: you can't always have an open-door policy -- Team operations: effective meetings and beyond -- Caught in the middle: managing the competing interests of your boss and your team -- It depends: the contingency approach to management. THE 10 SKILLS OF STAR MANAGERS : Building an unstoppable team: interviewing, identifying talent, and hiring -- Creating focus: building your team vision and goals -- Your team is like a family: getting buy-in, support, and trust -- Constructing your team's culture: the environment you create sets the tone -- Managers are coaches: developing your team through feedback and beyond -- Empowering your team: motivation is the fuel of peak performance -- Removing obstacles: the overlooked role of a manager -- Team recognition: the power of saying thank you -- Guiding the old and the young: managing people of different generations -- You can't do it all by yourself: driving results through others. DEVELOPING INTO A STAR MANAGER : The manager's blueprint: building and refining your management style -- Managing yourself: continual development and improvement as a manager. FINISHING TOUCHES : The STAR manager in action.
Advises young professionals how to build, guide and motivate a team and be an effective manager. Provides advice on how to construct a positive team culture and manage the interests of both your team and your boss. Discusses team recognition and empowerment and advises how to get help when you need it.