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John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Being a Brilliant Manager

John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Being a Brilliant Manager

John Adair

ISBN: 978-0-857-08178-0

Aug 2011, Capstone

282 pages

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$21.95

Description

The first installment in a new series offering straightforward, practical wisdom from a top business guru

John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Management is the first in a new series of titles from the noted business expert. Focused on concise, practical, and straightforward business wisdom, the series offers the kind of real-world insight that business leaders thrive on.

Short, punchy, and packed with real solutions, this book provides 100 proven and effective ideas for business managers, whether they manage a few people or a few hundred, and whether they work for a small firm or a Fortune 100 giant.

  • Proven, practical business wisdom for managers
  • The first in a new series from renowned business authority John Adair
  • Quick bites of business wisdom for everyday management success

For real management wisdom from a proven expert, John Adair's 100 Greatest Ideas for Effective Management offers everything you need to be your brilliant best.

Preface xi

PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING YOUR ROLE AS MANAGER 1

Sixteen Greatest Ideas for Effective Managership 3

Eight Greatest Ideas for All Managers 37

PART TWO: MANAGING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE 57

Eleven Greatest Ideas for Managership Skills 59

Seven Greatest Ideas for Team Leadership 87

Ten Greatest Ideas for Operational Business Leaders 103

PART THREE: MANAGING THE BUSINESS 127

Nine Greatest Ideas for Strategic Leadership Skills 129

Five Greatest Ideas for Practical Business Wisdom 151

PART FOUR: MANAGING YOURSELF AND YOUR TIME 165

Six Greatest Ideas for Managing Your Time 167

Eight Greatest Ideas for Decision Making 183

Eight Greatest Ideas for Communication Skills 201

Four Greatest Ideas for Delighting Your Customers 221

PART FIVE: MANAGING POSITIVE CHANGE 237

Eight Greatest Ideas for Leading Innovation 241

Appendix 261

About John Adair 263

Index 265