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Management For Dummies [Paperback]

Richard Pettinger , Bob Nelson , Peter Economy
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Book Description

18 Mar 2011
Management For Dummies, 2nd Edition has been updated to include the latest trends in management thinking, updates on management software and technology and includes brand new sections covering globalisation, internationalisation, leadership and managing in difficult times. Written by a team of business professionals with decades of experience, this book is perfect for all levels of managers; new managers and managers–to–be can find everything they need to know to be successful; experienced managers can find tips on shifting their perspectives to take a fresh look at their management philosophies and techniques to make their jobs easier and their employees a lot more effective.

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 2nd Edition edition (18 Mar 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470977698
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470977699
  • Product Dimensions: 18.7 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 11,251 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Back Cover

Make your mark in the world of management Good management is vital to the success of every business but being a good manager isn′t always easy. This book offers you expert advice on hiring the right staff, building effective teams, resolving office politics and maintaining your own work/life balance. Inside you′ll find examples and guidance to help you identify the styles of management you need to succeed and to deal with the challenges of being a manager today – from discovering what your employees want, to helping them thrive on a daily basis. With this guide you′ll be making things happen in your business in no time. Be the best – learn great techniques for coaching, mentoring and inspiring your employees to perform at their best Get to the point – set goals and targets, and discover how to manage people and projects Connect with others – use effective communication skills and discover the best ways to convey your messages Get political – assess a wide range of management risks and learn key techniques for dealing with office politics Become a 21st–century manager – harness the power of technology and use it to help with budgeting and accounting Open the book and find: How to take your first steps into management Advice on being a truly great interviewer Techniques on developing and mentoring employees How to observe and learn from leaders Guidance on juggling priorities Why understanding your stakeholders is vital A guide to 21st–century functions of management Advice on preparing and making great presentations Learn to: Successfully use the latest management techniques, tools and technology Develop leadership skills and integrate them into your management style Manage a business and team through difficult times Become a great global manager

About the Author

Richard Pettinger is a lecturer in Business Management at University College London where he teaches foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and international courses. Richard is the author of over thirty business and management books including Weekend MBA For Dummies and Competitive Strategy For Dummies . Bob Nelson is the founder of Nelson Motivation, a training and consulting firm. Peter Economy is a management writer and consultant.

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4.0 out of 5 stars A good entry level reference text 16 Oct 2013
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As a person who is aiming for a managerial role I have found this a useful reference tool to guide my own further reading.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 7 July 2014
By matt275
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good book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good book, fast delivery 3 Jun 2014
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Great book for beginners and experts alike. Easy to use as a reference or training manual.
Fast delivery, good packaging.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Management for Dummies 7 Oct 2013
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A good beginners book for Managers to be. Explains well and gives good background information. Quite straight forward to understand.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great help 20 Aug 2013
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Very useful and came up to and Beyond my expectations.
I needed it for a TEFL career and it's ideal.
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