The First-Time Manager (Paperback)
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The trusted management classic and go-to guide for anyone facing new responsibilities as a first-time manager.
Learn to conquer every challenge like a seasoned pro with the clear, candid advice in The First-Time Manager. For nearly four decades, this expert guide has brought newcomers up to speed on the realities of managing people.
The updated seventh edition delivers new information that helps you manage across generations, use online performance appraisal tools, persuade with stories, oversee remote employees, build a team dynamic, match a boss's style, and more.
The jump from star employee to new manager is bigger than most people realize -- with opportunities to fail at every step. Stumbling your way through isn't an option.
In The First-Time Manager, you will learn essential skills including:
- Leading meetings.
- Hiring employees.
- Motivating others.
- Actively listening.
- Staying calm under pressure.
- Overcoming resistance.
With little experience or training, a coveted promotion can become a trial by fire. No one needs that. Turn to the book that thousands have relied on to hit the ground running.