The First Time Manager

Author: Loren B. BELKER
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814417836
Release Date: 2012-01-30
Genre: Business & Economics

What's a rookie manager to do? Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of quick, dependable guidance, novice managers can't afford to learn by trial and error. The First-Time Manager is the answer, dispensing the bottom-line wisdom they need to succeed. A true management classic, the book covers essential topics such as hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, managing time, dealing with superiors, and much more. Written in an inviting and accessible style, the revised sixth edition includes new material on increasing employee engagement, encouraging innovation and initiative, helping team members optimize their talents, improving outcomes, and distinguishing oneself as a leader. Packed with immediately usable insight on everything from building a team environment to conducting performance appraisals, The First-Time Manager remains the ultimate guide for anyone starting his or her career in management.

The First time Manager s Guide to Team Building

Author: Gary S. Topchik
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814400876
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

Not only a fresh take on a topic always of great importance to managers - but also an extension of the successful brand built by The First-Time Manager (5th Ed: 0814408214, AMACOM, Mar. '05) which has sold 25,000 copies to date in the newly revised 5th edition and a total of 225,000 copies net in all editions. It is written in an engaging, conversational style, making it easy for managers to quickly and easily pick up useful new techniques. It is packed with activities and assessments for both the manager and team members. Team building is one of a new manager's most critical tasks - and this is the only book to focus specifically on team building for first-time managers. It explains the five essential qualities of a high-performing team: goals and standards; decision-making; honest communication; clear roles and responsibilities; and celebrating success.

Managing right for the First Time

Author: David C. Baker
Publisher: RockBench Publishing Corp
ISBN: 9781605440026
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Executive ability

Managing (Right) for the First Time is intended as a field guide for first time managers, or for managers who want to begin doing a better job. The author worked closely with 600+ companies and interviewed more than 10,000 employees, then summarized the findings in an interesting and eminently readable form. Read this book and you're likely to understand management and leadership like you never have before, but also learn very practical steps toward becoming a better manager and leader.

How To Say It for First Time Managers

Author: Jack Griffin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101186503
Release Date: 2010-04-06
Genre: Business & Economics

An all-new guide to help first-time managers and supervisors develop effective communication skills for leading and inspiring their staff. From the author of How to Say It(r) at Work, a one-stop communication primer for anyone in a management position for the first time. Covering everything from delegating, planning and running meetings, and mentoring, to building a team and motivating subordinates, this is the perfect reference for anyone who wants to put their best foot forward as they climb the ranks. Topics include: ?Building leadership vocabulary ?Establishing ground rules ?Projecting credibility ?Avoiding day-one mistakes ?Handling crises and criticism ?Motivating and inspiring ?Making meetings work

The First time Manager s Guide to Performance Appraisals

Author: Diane Arthur
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814409490
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

More than just a price book, Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2004 is a comprehensive, work manual that all those in the civil engineering, surveying and construction business will find it hard to work without. It gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works, and shows a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements. Thoroughly comprehensive and structured to comply with CESMM3, the book includes prices and rates covering everything from beany blocks to well-pointing, from radio masts to coastal defence. In a time when it is essential to gain 'competitive advantage' over the competition in an increasingly congested market, this book provides instant-access cost information and is a one-stop reference containing tables, formulae, technical information and professional advice. Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2004 comes with a 'free' CDROM that enables the reader to view the entire book on screen, cut and paste prices into other tender documents, export to other major packages, perform simple calculations, index search, produce estimate and tender documents, adjust rates and data.; This complete package now means that Spon's is now better than ever and is a resource that civil engineers, surveyors and the construction industry cannot do without. This 18th edition, in a new easier-to-read format, incorporates: an expansion of both the Civil Engineering Works and Highway Works sections to improve coverage of the two methods of measurement; a detailed review of the Highway Works section to ensure compliance with the latest amendments of the Highways Method of Measurement; Updating of plant resources and allocation to the various tasks throughout the book.

A Handbook for First Time Managers

Author: Salwana Ali
Publisher: PartridgeIndia
ISBN: 9781482894356
Release Date: 2012-12-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Aspiring first time managers and individual contributors planning to be managers will benefit from this book as it provides them with critical pointers to succeed in their managerial role. The book helps them to assess their readiness to be a manager. It details out the four key cornerstones of the managerial role: the scope of being a manager, the function of leadership and management, behavioural skills and manage change. Understanding of the four key cornerstones will equip aspiring first time managers with the awareness on what it takes to be successful and gauge their own readiness to take up the role. Upon assessment of their readiness, aspiring first time managers will have the tools in The Manager's Toolkits to develop their own personal managerial plan. The Manager's Toolkits comprises of two components: imManager Framework and imManager Guide which work hand-in-glove together. The imManager Framework is a diagnostic execution plan that helps first time managers to focus on the right things, serving as a roadmap to lead and manage team and encourage managers to ask the hard questions in their pursuit to develop high performing teams. The imManager Guide consists of a checklist questions which serves as the guidelines during the self-diagnostic process.

The First Time Manager

Author: M. J. Morris
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749443847
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Business & Economics

"Practical and comprehensive, it will also be a valuable support to more experienced managers." -- Business Executive

Awesome Supervisory Skills

Author: Tamara Murray
Publisher: Tamara Murray
Release Date: 2014-01-28
Genre: Business & Economics

An essential read for first-time managers! The #1 reason people hate their jobs? Their manager sucks. But being an awesome manager isn't something we're born with nor does it require an MBA. In this upbeat, concise, and practical guide, you'll gain supervisory skills that wow in any workplace. What readers are saying: "Like a friend giving me advice over a cup of coffee." "Unlike other management books that can be dry and boring, this is a lively and fast-paced read." "Simple, straightforward pointers on how to deal with many challenges that I have already encountered as a newbie manager." Author Tamara Murray shares dos and don'ts she picked up through years of trial and error, reading a lot of Fast Company...and having the occasional breakdown in a colleague's office. Eventually, she had people telling her she was the best manager they'd ever had. Packed with real-world tips you can put to use immediately, these seven lessons will stick with you your entire career. You'll earn respect, protect your sanity, and motivate your team to greatness.

Manager Mechanics

Author: Eric P. Bloom
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781440133510
Release Date: 2009-06-02
Genre: Business & Economics

An entertaining, fast-paced, and enjoyable read, Manager Mechanics serves as both mentor and guide for newly minted managers. Blooms uses his more than twenty-five years experience to give first-timers the practical knowledge and political insights needed to perform successfully in their new management role. Just been made a manager? Great! Now what? Have kids? If so, you have all the management experience you need. Congratulations, now you get to manage your friends. Now that Im a manager, whats my next step? Discover how work is not a democracy; its a dictatorship! Learn about the 7 kinds of troubled employees; Sleazy, Grumpy, Lazy, Brainy, Tardy, Dummy and Troubled. How does the hiring process really work? Uncover the truth about the Good, the Bad and the Other. Bloom explains how new and seasoned managers alike will gain techniques and proven approaches for leading their teams, hiring top talent, navigating company politics, avoiding career-limiting mistakes and producing high-quality, well-planned results. Manager Mechanics is your first step toward cultivating a strong career in management. Improve your communication skills, employee morale, and work environment with this indispensable guide! Im always on the lookout for great new training materials, and this book is right on target. It gives great advice, is well-written and has just enough humor in it to make it fun. Eric Bloom really understands new manager needs. Susan J. Goldberg President and CEO of Northeast Training Group, Inc. This book is a must read for anyone in a managerial role. Its easy to read, contains practical examples, and as a result, is easy to remember. Jeffrey Burd, Esq. Director of Placement, Kelly Law Registry Street-wise advice on handling the important everyday issues nobody tells you about. Frank Capecci Executive Leadership Consultant

Managing People for the First Time

Author: Peter Stannack
Publisher: Financial Times Management
ISBN: PSU:000031156424
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Personnel management

Specifically written to help those owners or managers about to recruit, manage, motivate and develop teams for the first time.

From Selling to Managing

Author: Ronald Brown
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 0814477461
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Business & Economics

This revised edition of the classic that's been snatched up by nearly 25,000 novice sales managers offers new insights on changes in technology, distribution, and the complexion of the modern sales force. Includes practical examples.

Managing People for the First Time

Author: Julie Lewthwaite
Publisher: Thorogood Publishing
ISBN: 9781854183323
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

Experienced trainer Julie Lewthwaite grooms the new manager in the key skills required to be first an effective manager and ultimately a respected leader.

The first time supervisor s survival guide

Author: George Fuller
Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct
ISBN: UOM:49015002337013
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Business & Economics

Starting a new job always brings excitement, anticipation, and perhaps even a bit of apprehension. One thing is for sure, once you become the "new boss" you quickly discover that managing other people can be the most difficult task you face. Your new subordinates will have different personalities, and different ways of getting the job done. Some of them may have been former co-workers, and good personal friends. Many of them may not have the same desire you do to work hard day after day. Dealing with the many problems a new supervisor faces isn't easy - but help is available. Here's an instant-answer resource that takes the guesswork out of supervising other people and helps you master the problems and challenges you'll face as a new supervisor. It's packed with literally hundreds of business-tested techniques and strategies for successfully handling every area of your job - from dealing with problem people and managing time, to boosting productivity and improving your communication skills.