How to Manage People: Fast, Effective Management Skills that Really Get Results, 5th Edition

  • 2h 28m
  • Michael Armstrong
  • Kogan Page
  • 2022

Bestselling author Michael Armstrong provides valuable insight into the skills required to be an effective manager, helping you get the best from your staff through motivation, reward and leadership.

This fully updated 5th edition now features even more practical exercises, useful templates, and top tips, alongside advice on managing virtual teams, enhancing employee engagement and managing conflict. Essential reading for anyone who wants to get the best from their teams, How to Manage People distils the essence of good management into one handy, easy-to-use book.

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About the Author

Michael Armstrong is a bestselling author and people management expert, based in London, UK. With over a million copies sold, his books have been translated into twenty four languages. He is managing partner of E-Reward as well as an independent management consultant. Prior to this, he was a chief examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). He is also the author of the bestselling How to Be an Even Better Manager, now in its 10th edition and also published by Kogan Page.

In this Book

  • Preface
  • What Managers Do
  • Treating People Right
  • Leadership
  • Motivating People
  • Enhancing Engagement
  • The Process of Organizing
  • Defining Roles
  • Team Building
  • Managing Remote Workers
  • Performance Leadership
  • Performance Leadership Skills
  • Delegating
  • Selection Interviewing
  • Developing People
  • Rewarding People
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Conflict
  • Approaches to Handling People Problems
  • Dealing with Disciplinary Problems
  • Managing Under-Performers
  • Dealing with Negative Behaviour
  • Dealing with Absenteeism and Timekeeping Issues
  • Handling Challenging Conversations
  • Giving Bad News
  • Managing Bias
  • Dealing with Bullying and Harassment
  • Appendix
  • References


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