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Mind tools for managers : 100 ways to be a better boss

Author: James Manktelow; Julian M Birkinshaw
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The manager's must-have guide to excelling in all aspects of the job Mind Tools for Managers helps new and experienced leaders develop the skills they need to be more effective in everything they do. It brings together the 100 most important leadership skillsas voted for by 15,000 managers and professionals worldwideinto a single volume, providing an easy-access solutions manual for people wanting to be the best
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Manktelow, James.
Mind tools for managers.
Hoboken : Wiley, 2018
(DLC) 2017060281
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Manktelow; Julian M Birkinshaw
ISBN: 9781119374374 1119374375 1119374472 9781119374473
OCLC Number: 1025580944
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Author Biographies; Introduction; Helping People Be Better Bosses; Why This Book Is Different; The Structure of the Book; Cross-Cutting Themes; Part I: Know and Manage Yourself; Chapter 1: Know Yourself; 1. Understand Your Own Personality and Manage Accordingly (The Big Five Personality Model); 2. Understand and Make Better Use of Your Personal Strengths (Personal SWOT Analysis); 3. Set Clear Personal Goals, and Show a Strong Sense of Direction (Personal Goal Setting); 4. Build Your Self-Confidence. 5. Be Aware of How Your Actions Impact Others (Journaling for Self-Development)6. Think Positively and Manage Negative Thoughts (Cognitive Restructuring); 7. Adopt a Self-Development Mindset (Dweck's Fixed and Growth Mindsets); Other Techniques for Knowing Yourself; Chapter 2: Plan and Manage Your Time; 8. Find More Time in Your Day by Eliminating Low-Yield Activities (Activity Logs); 9. Prioritize Tasks Effectively for Yourself and Your Team (Action Priority Matrix); 10. Use a Structured Approach for Tracking and Prioritizing Many Tasks (Action Programs); 11. Schedule Your Time Effectively. 12. Keep Yourself Focused: Managing Distractions, Improving Flow13. Beat Procrastination; Other Techniques for Planning and Managing Your Time; Chapter 3: Cope with Change and Stress; 14. Develop Personal Resiliency, and Grow from Setbacks; 15. Analyze and Manage Sources of Stress (Stress Diaries); 16. Manage Negative Emotions at Work (The STOP Method for Anger Management); 17. Manage the Impact of Pressure on Performance (The Inverted-U Model); 18. Overcome Fears of Failure or Success; 19. Learn from Your Experience in a Systematic Way (Gibbs's Reflective Cycle). Other Techniques for Coping with Change and StressChapter 4: Manage Your Career over Time; 20. Find a Career That Suits Who You Are (Ibarra's Identify Transition Process); 21. Find a Role That Provides Meaning and Pleasure and Fully Uses Your Strengths (The MPS Process); 22. Shape Your Role to Suit Your Strengths and Aspirations (Job Crafting); 23. Thrive at Work (The GREAT DREAM Model); 24. Find the Work-Life Balance That's Best for You (The Wheel of Life®); 25. Understand the Types of Behavior That Can Derail Your Career (Hogan Management Derailment). Other Techniques for Managing Your CareerPart II: Manage Tasks, and Get Things Done; Chapter 5: Get Work Done in an Efficient and Focused Way; 26. Translate the Organization's Mission into Goals That People Understand (OGSM); 27. Align People's Objectives with Corporate Goals (OKRs); 28. Systematically Analyze and Optimize the Work Team Members Do (DILO); 29. Use a Structured Approach to Continuous Improvement (PDSA); 30. Systematically Identify What Needs to Be Done â#x80;#x93; Gap Analysis; 31. Conduct Post-Completion Project Reviews (Retrospectives).
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