Summary of 75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop, and Keep Great Employees

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Given layoffs, downsizing, delayed promotions, mergers, tardy raises, and more, contemporary organizations face challenges that make this a difficult time to manage employees. You can make one mistake and end up as the villain in an expensive civil suit that an upset current or former employee – or even by a professional plaintiff masquerading as an employee – files against your company. Seasoned HR professional Paul Falcone, who passionately advocates the importance of HR’s role, presents 75 proven tactics – selectively sampled here – for managing and inspiring employees while motivating loyalty and performance. He explains what managers can do to elicit the highest level of productivity from their employees while not getting sued by disgruntled people making the most of today’s litigious society. getAbstract recommends his innovative manual to managers and HR professionals. Falcone’s description of his book is apt; it is, as he says, a “consultant in a box.”

In this summary, you will learn

  • How management quality, employee quality and company policy rely on each other,
  • How to apply the five principles of people management;
  • How to recruit the best applicants, and

About the Author

HR professional Paul Falcone has held senior leadership positions at Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and Time Warner.



Employees Define Companies
Employees determine the nature of any organization and how well it succeeds culturally and financially. Great workforces fuel great companies, just as inferior employees can make even good companies inferior. The leadership you provide as a manager determines...

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    SAMEER DEVGON 2 years ago
    This is average book but thankfully I didn't waste my time completely because I got at least one take away from this book.
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    Roy Van den Brande 2 years ago
    It's sad the book mentions litigation issues a lot. It feels less authentic that way. Like you have to act a certain way to avoid litigation. A lot of books talk about servant leadership, but nothing exact. All in all it's just a conservative book, just like Three.

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