Essence of a Manager (Hardcover)

Author: Pillai, Krishna

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What makes a good manager? This is a book by a manager about managers but it is not just for managers. It is for anyone and for everyone who is interested in the way people and not just managers - behave and function around the world. Based on actual experience the title Essence of a Manager is a succinct distillation of what this book is about. It is not a management manual and yet it is a map for navigation and a guide for behavior which can be valuable for practicing managers at all levels. It formulates a sound thesis to describe the qualities needed in a good manager and builds up from elemental qualities to develop a holistic view of a good manager. Nine fundamental attributes are proposed as being necessary and sufficient to describe a good manager. It is applied management philosophy for a thinking manager and deals with the fundamental drivers which lie deeper than language or culture and which control human behavior.

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Publisher Springer Verlag
Mfg Part# 9783642175800
SKU 219125424
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 3642175805
Release Date 3/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Editors Note What makes a "good" manager? This is a book by a manager about managers but it is not just for managers. It is for anyone and for everyone who is interested in the way people - and not just managers - behave and function around the world. Based on actual experience the title "Essence of a Manager" is a succinct distillation of what this book is about. It is not a management manual and yet it is a map for navigation and a guide for behavior which can be valuable for practicing managers at all levels. It formulates a sound thesis to describe the qualities needed in a "good" manager and builds up from elemental qualities to develop a holistic view of a good manager. Nine fundamental attributes are proposed as being necessary and sufficient to describe a "good" manager. It is applied management philosophy for a thinking manager and deals with the fundamental drivers which lie deeper than language or culture and which control human behavior.
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