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Book Review of Managing About the People

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Essay title: Book Review of Managing About the People

Table of Contents

1. Introduction…………………………………………………………………… 3

2. About the author……………………………………………………………… 4

3. Overview of the Book………………………………………………………... 5

4. Book review…………………………………………………………………… 6

5. Conclusion……………………………………………………………………. 15

6. References…………………………………………………………………….. 16

7. Bibliography………………………………………………………………….. 17

The Truth About Managing People...And Nothing But the Truth

Bibliographic information

Title The Truth About Managing People

Author(s) Stephen P Robbins

Publisher Financial Times Prentice Hall

Publication Date 2003

Subject Business / Economics / Finance

Format Hardcover

Pages 211

Dimensions 5.38 x 7.38 x 0.89 in

ISBN 013183847

1. Introduction

In today’s fast-moving business world, organizations are constantly evolving, and the role of the manager is becoming ever more diverse. Organizations are also becoming much less hierarchical, with promotion increasingly based on genuine merit than length of service. The most successful business managers are those who have recognized the need to adapt to change by continually re-examining the way they manage people, the methods they work, by developing as wide a range of skills as possible, and keeping these skills up to date.

The Truth About Managing People is a comprehensive guide to the most important areas of business life, covering interpersonal and professional skills. It makes essential reading for managers at all levels. It will tell readers how to motivate people and how to manage them efficiently and effectively. The writer also asks some questions to the readers:

Did you know happy workers are not necessarily productive workers?

Great followers make great leaders?

Charisma can be learned?

Not everyone wants a challenging job?

Conflict can be good? 1

The writer has conducted more than 25,000 research studies on human behavior to explore the facts about managing people at work. In The Truth About Managing People…And Nothing But The Truth, author and management expert Stephen P. Robbins discuss management strategies, methods, problems and issues related to hiring effective employees, motivating people, leadership and organizational effectiveness, effective communication, team building and managing team, conflict management, job design, evaluating and conducting performance appraisal and coping with change.

The Truth About Managing People…And Nothing But The Truth contains sound, practical advice on all the key areas of managing people and addressing specific issues and problems.

Covering all key aspects of management, the book show the readers how they can analyze and improve their professional performance.

2. About the Author

DR. STEPHEN P.

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