How management can effectively rid themselves of 'monkeys' - other people's responsibilities that cling to them and prevent them managing efficiently.
This book explains in simple-minded if abstract terms how to achieve a balance between supervision and delegation for reduced tension and improved productivity in the work-place. "There is a high correlation between self-reliance and morale," stress the authors. With humor and logic they describe the delicate business of assigning monkeys to the right masters and keeping them healthy, i.e., fed and cared for: " ... if monkeys are managed properly, you don't have to manage people so much.
About the Author
Ken Blanchard is the Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies. His One Minute Manager Library has sold more than 15 million copies and has been translated into more than 25 languages.
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Comments about The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey:
This book is one that every Current and aspiring Future Managers should read.
I purchase multiple copies for all of my reports for each new site I operate.
Series: One Minute Manager
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: November 2000
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.4 x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.12