The First-time Manager

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9780814458600: The First-time Manager

"A true management classic with 200,000 copies sold, this new, expanded edition is still the ultimate guide for every new manager. Since its original publication, The "First-Time Manager" has helped many thousands of rookie managers handle their new responsibilities - and now it can help you! Clear and concise, the book covers all the fundamentals you need for success, with indispensable advice on topics including hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, and managing time and stress. In addition, the completely updated fifth edition shows you how to build trust and confidence, be an active listener, manage a diverse group of individuals, conduct performance appraisals, and address many other challenges that come with the manager's job. Written in an inviting and accessible style, this classic skill-building book is an essential tool for becoming an effective, confident new manager."

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In the working world, top performers are regularly rewarded with promotions to management--whether they are prepared for the advancement or not. Loren Belker's bestselling primer on supervisory skills, The First-Time Manager, has long offered clear advice on leadership, motivation, discipline, and other tricks of the trade that are required of anyone in a supervisory position. Now in its fourth edition, the book features 11 new chapters that add an even more contemporary slant to his proven recommendations.

About the Author:

Loren B. Belker was an executive in a major midwestern insurance company for nearly 30 years, and the author of the four previous editions of The First-Time Manager. Gary S. Topchik is the managing partner of SilverStar Enterprises, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in management development. He is the author of The Accidental Manager and Managing Workplace Negativity. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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