Simply Managing: What Managers Do # And Can Do Better

September 2, 2013|
Simply Managing: What Managers Do # And Can Do Better by Henry Mintzberg
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The Essence of Managing

Henry Mintzberg appreciates that managers are busy people. So he has taken his classic book Managing, done some updating, and distilled its essence into a lean 176 pages of text.

The essence of the book remains the same: what Mintzberg learned from observing twenty-nine managers in settings ranging from a refugee camp to a symphony orchestra. Simply Managing considers the intense dynamics of this job as well as its inescapable conundrums, for example:

• How is anyone supposed to think, let alone think ahead, in this frenetic job?
• Are leaders really more important than managers?
• Where has all the judgment gone?
• Is email destroying management practice?
• How can managers connect when their job disconnects them from what they are managing?

If you read only one book about managing, this should be it!
Welcome to Simply Managing 1--Managing Beyond the Myths What management is and isn’t Leadership versus communityship Management as a practice, not a profession Managing’s not changing 2--Managing Relentlessly The pressures of managerial work The pace, the action, the interruptions Soft communicating Managing across, not just...
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Title:Simply Managing: What Managers Do # And Can Do BetterFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:216 pages, 8.42 X 5.5 X 0.57 inShipping dimensions:216 pages, 8.42 X 5.5 X 0.57 inPublished:September 2, 2013Publisher:Berrett-koehlerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609949234

ISBN - 13:9781609949235

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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