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Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? book summary


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Denny F. Strigl, former CEO and president of Verizon Wireless, is a no-holds-barred type of guy. Writing with performance consultant Frank Swiatek, Strigl offers straight-shooting advice for managers and those who aspire to the role. The authors lay out exactly what’s required of you every day to become a great manager. They present no sweeping concepts or grand theories, and little here will surprise you. Nevertheless, the authors outline the proper activities, behaviors and characteristics of a quality manager. getAbstract recommends this simple yet savvy book to any manager or manager-in-training.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What four objectives former Verizon Wireless CEO Denny F. Strigl outlines for every manager and
  • How to become a better manager by using his precepts.

About the Authors

Denny F. Strigl is the former president and CEO of Verizon Wireless. Performance consultant Frank Swiatek has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies, including Verizon.



No One Knows What You Are Supposed to Do – So Be Sure to Do It Well
As a young executive in the telecommunications industry, Denny F. Strigl was excited about his promotion to a managerial support position. He didn’t know much about his new job, so he arrived early on his first day of...

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    Bingar Egidius Situmorang 7 years ago
    Why can't I download the PDF version. It's nothing on the screen...
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      Bingar Egidius Situmorang 7 years ago
      Got it, just now
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    Guest 7 years ago
    Great practical advice! One the points mentioned is that managers need to set directions and goals, not take votes. Does everyone agree?
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    Patrick Brigger 7 years ago
    Great ideas!

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