Maria has to present her first budget in less than a month, but she works from 8 to 6 as it is. Pat has to conduct a performance appraisal — of a very difficult employee. Don has to put together a "quality" report for his area (something he hasn't done for years). Where can they all turn?
For managers who are out of time, out of information, or just out of patience, "Shortcuts for Smart Managers" provides solutions to and preventive cures for many typical challenges. This concise managerial toolbox provides only the essential, how-to information, including worksheets, checklists, and action plans for 30 key issues managers face. These interactive, capsulized chapters helps time-pressed managers with subjects such as:
— conference planning
— decision making
— goal setting
— project planning
— the Internet
— public relations
— strategic planning
— crisis management
— and more
LISA DAVIS (Wallsend, U.K.) is an international management consultant, training designer, and training materials developer. Her clients include Bristol-Myers Squibb, BMW, Ford, and Mitsubishi.
Appraisal; budgets; business ethics; change management; communication; dealing with difficult people; decision making; delegating; goal setting; influencing; Internet; interviewing; marketing; meeting planning; meetings; mentoring partnerships; negotiation; presentations; project planning; public relations; quality; selling; strategic planning; stress management; teamwork; teleworking; time management; training; trouble shooting and crisis management.
SHORTCUTS FOR SMART MANAGERS
AMACOM/American Management Association
Checklists, Worksheets and Action Plans for Managers with No Time to Waste
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