A stressed-out manager often results in stressed-out employees. You can have a more positive, productive professional life if you understand your supervisors and handle them according to their personality profiles. Human resources executive Gonzague Dufour identifies and explains the six common managerial types. He devotes most chapters to profiling these archetypes, listing identifying traits according to professional tactics that work or don’t work for each manager in specific situations, such as asking for a raise or dealing with a crisis. While many managers manifest characteristics from more than one boss type, and not all leaders are so easy to categorize, you will find yourself nodding in agreement with many of the author’s points. getAbstract recommends this practical, useful book to entry- and mid-level employees, as well as to higher-level executives who wonder, “Am I a good boss?”
In this summary, you will learn
- How to identify the six most common types of managers, and
- How to work with your bosses and avoid conflicts based on their type.
About the Author
Gonzague Dufour has been an HR executive with major companies worldwide.
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6 years agonice coverage of manager-types and also appliable methodologies to deal with them ... a candle in the dark-room ..!:)
7 years agoFor an entry level or mid manager insight