The Unwritten Rules of Managing Up: Project Management Techniques from the Trenches

  • 5h 22m 57s
  • Dana Brownlee
  • Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • 2019

The Unwritten Rules of Managing Up provides refreshingly practical and candid insight into the best practices and techniques that project managers have successfully used for decades to manage a wide variety of senior-level stakeholders - ranging from perfectly competent and pleasant to downright dysfunctional and inept. While managing up is an incredibly valuable skill for virtually any type of boss (not just the difficult ones), the audiobook includes recommendations for managing six particularly challenging - and common - types of senior leaders.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Defining the “Difficult Boss”
  • Chapter 2 - Defining “Managing Up”
  • Chapter 3 - Managing the Tornado
  • Chapter 4 - Managing the Wishful Thinker
  • Chapter 5 - Managing the Clueless Chameleon
  • Chapter 6 - Managing the MIA Boss
  • Chapter 7 - Managing the Meddlesome Micromanager
  • Chapter 8 - Managing the Naked Emperor
  • Chapter 9 - Managing Up with Any Boss … Even a Great One!
  • Chapter 10 - How Managers Can Help Their Staff Manage Up