Harvard Business Review Manager's Handbook: The 17 Skills Leaders Need to Stand Out

  • 9h 39m 38s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2024

Whether you're a new manager or looking to have more influence in your current management role, the challenges you face come in all shapes and sizes: a direct report's anxious questions, your boss's last-minute assignment of an important presentation, or a blank business case staring you in the face. To reach your full potential in these situations, you need to master a new set of business and personal skills.

Packed with step-by-step advice and wisdom from Harvard Business Review's management archive, the HBR Manager's Handbook provides best practices on topics from understanding key financial statements and the fundamentals of strategy to emotional intelligence and building your employees' trust. In this book you'll find:

  • step-by-step guidance through common managerial tasks
  • self-assessments throughout
  • exercises and templates to help you practice and apply the concepts in the book
  • concise explanations of the latest research and thinking on important management skills from Harvard Business Review experts such as Dan Goleman, Clayton Christensen, John Kotter, and Michael Porter
  • real-life stories from working managers

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 11 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on HBR.org, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - The Transition to Leadership
  • Chapter 2 - Building Trust and Credibility
  • Chapter 3 - Emotional Intelligence
  • Chapter 4 - Positioning Yourself for Success
  • Chapter 5 - Becoming a Person of Influence
  • Chapter 6 - Communicating Effectively
  • Chapter 7 - Personal Productivity
  • Chapter 8 - Self-Development
  • Chapter 9 - Delegating with Confidence
  • Chapter 10 - Giving Effective Feedback
  • Chapter 11 - Developing Talent
  • Chapter 12 - Leading Teams
  • Chapter 13 - Fostering Creativity
  • Chapter 14 - Hiring-and Keeping-the Best
  • Chapter 15 - Strategy: A Primer
  • Chapter 16 - Mastering Financial Tools
  • Chapter 17 - Developing a Business Case
  • Epilogue