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If you’re in middle management or aspire to be, Lisa Haneberg’s book is a must read. It is practicality incarnate. Haneberg helpfully explains specific ways to be more productive and offers techniques to help your employees become focused, fulfilled and fruitful. Her energetic book codifies the steps you should take to grow into middle management, shine and advance to upper management. Along the way, you’ll learn how to improve your organization, identify trouble spots and implement changes in your corporate culture. can envision this book as a part of a college management curriculum or of any firm’s ongoing middle management development program. It’s practical, lively and thorough. If you want to be sure you’ve got a good grip on management from the middle, read on.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What a high impact middle manager (H.I.M.M.) does and how to become one;
  • What eight guiding principles an H.I.M.M. follows;
  • How to vanquish 16 kinds of "mucky muck;" and
  • What tactics help your team and staff excel.

About the Author

Lisa Haneberg has a B.A. in behavioral sciences and 20 years of experience in management and leadership development. She is a certified master trainer; a behavioral assessment interpreter; a public speaker, a writer and the founder of Haneberg Management.



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