The New One Minute Manager
Based on the All-Time #1 Bestseller on Managing Your Work and Life
With a new foreword by Ken Blanchard the original, bestselling blockbuster which has transformed businesses world wide.
The blockbuster number one international bestselling phenomenon is back ... not that it ever really went away. This easily-read story quickly demonstrates three very practical management techniques: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings and One Minute Reprimands. The One Minute Manager also includes information on several studies in medicine and in the behavioural sciences, which help readers understand why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people. The book is brief, the language is simple, and best of all ... it works.
About the Author
Ken Blanchard's impact as a writer in the field of management has been especially far-reaching. The bestselling business book of all time, One Minute Manager (1982), co-authored with Spencer Johnson, has sold over nine million copies and has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.
Throughout 1996 One Minute Manager appeared on the Business Week Bestseller List along with three of Ken's most recent books, Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service (1993), co-authored with entrepreneur Sheldon Bowles; Everyone's a Coach (1995), co-authored with legendary National Football League coach Don Shula; and Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute (1995), co-authored with consulting partners John Carlos and Alan Randolf. No other author has had four books on this prestigious bestselling list in a single year.
Blanchard is chairman of Blanchard Training and Development, Inc., a full-service management consulting and training company that he co-founded in 1979 with his wife, Marjorie. The Blanchard's are proud of the fact that their daughter, Debbie, and son, Scott, are also active in their business. Ken is also a visiting lecturer at his alma mater, Cornell University, where he is a Trustee Emeritus. The Blanchards live in California.