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Manager's Toolkit : The 13 Skills Managers Need to Succeed : Harvard Business Essentials - Harvard Business School

Manager's Toolkit : The 13 Skills Managers Need to Succeed

Harvard Business Essentials


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Zeroing in on the specific skills that make great managers stand out from the pack, this comprehensive guide is both an essential primer for new managers and a valuable resource for seasoned executives. From hiring and retaining good people to motivating and developing team members, from understanding key financial statements to delegating work effectively, and from setting goals for others to managing your own career, this actionable guide walks readers through every aspect of managing in a complex business world. Filled with practical tools and tips, this essential toolkit will help managers to stay at the top of their game. "The Harvard Business Essentials Series" is for managers at all levels but is especially relevant for new managers. It offers on-the-spot guidance, coaching, and tools on the most relevant topics in business. Each book includes the critical information that managers need on a given topic-from budgeting to hiring to communication to strategy-and offers interactive tools and worksheets that translate advice into action. Providing ready answers to day-to-day issues, these guides make sound, trusted mentoring advice available whenever managers need it.

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Since 1984, Harvard Business School Press has been dedicated to publishing the most contemporary management thinking, written by authors and practitioners who are leading the way. Whether readers are seeking big-picture strategic thinking or tactical problem solving, advice in managing global corporations or for developing personal careers, HBS Press helps fuel the fire of innovative thought. HBS Press has earned a reputation as the springboard of thought for both established and emerging business leaders.

Learning the basics
Setting goals that others will pursuep. 3
Hiring the bestp. 17
Keeping the bestp. 41
Delegating with confidencep. 63
Managing your timep. 77
Reaching the next level
Managing teamsp. 93
Appraisal and coachingp. 115
Handling problem employeesp. 133
Dealing with crisesp. 153
Developing your careerp. 169
Becoming a leaderp. 189
Strategyp. 205
Mastering the financial tools
Budgetingp. 217
Understanding financial statementsp. 243
Net present value and internal rate of returnp. 263
Breakeven analysis and operating leveragep. 279
Useful implementation toolsp. 285
Legal landmines in hiringp. 295
Notesp. 299
Glossaryp. 303
For further readingp. 309
Indexp. 319
About the subject adviserp. 327
About the writerp. 328
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ISBN: 9781591392897
ISBN-10: 1591392896
Series: Harvard Business Essentials
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52