Leading teams is an essential skill every manager must possess. To do it effectively, you must know how to instill commitment in your team, improve communication among group members, and diagnose common problems that can derail a team. In this book, you'll find valuable advice and proven strategies for managing teams, including how to:· Diagnose common problems that can impede team progress· Take corrective measures to remove team problems and improve performance· Resolve team conflicts· Promote interdependence within teams.
Leading Teams: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges Pocket Mentor
Whether you're at your desk, savvy, in a meeting, or on the road, these portable guides enable you to tackle the daily demands of your work with greater speed, and effectiveness. Each book in the series is packed with handy tools, self-tests, and real life examples to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and hone critical skills.
This guide offers immediately actionable advice on how to choose the right team members; clarify goals, rules, and responsibilities; foster trust, creativity, and risk taking; and resolve conflicts and maximize productivity. The pocket mentor series offers immediate solutions to common challenges managers face on the job every day.
Leading productive teams requires laying the groundwork for success and following through effectively.
Running Meetings HBR 20-Minute Manager Series
Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Harvard Business School Press. Running meetings guides you through the basics of:crafting a useful agendaInviting the right team membersMaking sure everyone's voice is heard while avoiding conflictCapturing decisions, ideas, and follow-up tasksDon't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series.
Whether you're new to running meetings or a seasoned executive with no time to waste, leading effective and even pleasant! meetings is a must. Also available as an ebook. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives--from the most trusted source in business.
Group Dynamics for Teams
Grounded in psychology research and a practical focus on organizational behavior issues, this engaging book helps readers understand and more effectively participate in teams. Incorporating the latest research throughout, Daniel Levi’s Fifth Edition of Group Dynamics for Teams explains the basic psychological concepts of group dynamics, focusing on their application with teams in the workplace.
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Coaching People: Expert Solutions to Everyday Challenges Pocket Mentor
Coaching differs markedly from other managerial functions. Harvard Business School Press. Sage Publications Ltd. Harvard Business School Press. Most managers coach employees by giving them feedback and evaluating their performance, right? Wrong. With its wealth of tips, worksheets, and self-assessments, this handy guide shows managers how to use coachingnot only to strengthen direct reports’ skills but also to rev up their performance to unprecedented levels.
Persuading People Pocket Mentor
But persuasion isn't easy: It takes practice, patience, and psychological savvy. Sage Publications Ltd. Persuasive people generate real value for their companies by turning ideas into action. Harvard Business School Press. That's where this new volume comes in--by enabling you to:· build your credibility· Adapt your pitch to your audience· Win your listeners' minds and hearts· Overcome resistance to your proposals· Leverage the forces that move people to embrace new ideas Harvard Business School Press.
Thinking Strategically Pocket Mentor
Sage Publications Ltd. In thinking strategically, behaviors, you'll learn to:Understand what strategic thinking is and why it is valuableView strategic thinking as a processRecognize the personal traits, attitudes, and cognitive capacities that strategic thinkers demonstrate Harvard Business School Press.
Harvard Business School Press. To be a successful manager, you need to master the skills that characterize strategic thinking--from examining situations to interpreting information--and know how to apply those skills on the job.
Managing Projects HBR 20-Minute Manager Series
Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives--from the most trusted source in business. Harvard Business Review Press.
Also available as an ebook. So how do you make sure the project succeeds? managing projects walks you quickly through the basics, including:Drawing up a realistic schedule and project planMonitoring key tasks and benchmarksCommunicating with stakeholdersBringing the project to a closeDon't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series.
Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press. You've been asked to manage a key project--or perhaps you've volunteered for an assignment that could advance your career. Sage Publications Ltd.
Improving Business Processes Pocket Mentor
This makes improving your business processes more critical than ever. Harvard Business Review Press. In this book, you'll learn key steps for carrying out a business process improvement initiative, including how to:-Plan a business process improvement initiative-Analyze and redesign a current process that needs improvement-Obtain the resources needed to change a process-Develop a systematic approach for creating and implementing change Harvard Business School Press.
Harvard Business School Press. In challenging times, companies must serve their customers faster and more efficiently. Sage Publications Ltd.
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
Will she succeed? will she be fired? Will the company fail? Lencioni's utterly gripping tale serves as a timeless reminder that leadership requires as much courage as it does insight. First Edition. English. Harvard Business Review Press. Harvard Business School Press. He outlines a powerful model and actionable steps that can be used to overcome these common hurdles and build a cohesive, effective team.
Just as with his other books, lencioni has written a compelling fable with a powerful yet deceptively simple message for all those who strive to be exceptional team leaders. This time, he turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of teams. The five Dysfunctions of a Team.
Gelatine plate paper. Hardcover. Sage Publications Ltd. In the five dysfunctions of a team patrick lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. Throughout the story, lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions which go to the very heart of why teams even the best ones-often struggle.
Harvard Business School Press. Kathryn petersen, decision tech's ceO, faces the ultimate leadership crisis: Uniting a team in such disarray that it threatens to bring down the entire company.
Executing Strategy Pocket Mentor
Harvard Business School Press. Sage Publications Ltd. But your strategy won't deliver the expected outcomes if you and your group don't execute it that is, if you don't put it into action by implementing the right strategic initiatives. This volume helps you master the challenging art of strategy execution.
. And you need immediate solutions to those challenges. The five Dysfunctions of a Team. Harvard Business Review Press. You'll learn how to:-craft action plans for the strategic initiatives required to meet your goals-Keep your action plans on course despite the inevitable setbacks and surprises-Cultivate employees' sense of ownership and accountability for your plans-Create a group culture in which everyone views strategy as their job Harvard Business School Press.
Whether you're at your desk, savvy, these portable, concise guides enable you to tackle the daily demands of your work with speed, or on the road, in a meeting, and effectiveness. The latest volume in the series: executing StrategyThat strategy you've defined for your group is brilliant--promising better market share, higher profits, or some other impressive business result.
English. The pocket Mentor Series can help. Every day on the job, you face common challenges. Gelatine plate paper.