Summary of The New Manager's Handbook

24 Lessons for Mastering Your New Role

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The New Manager's Handbook book summary
The transition from employee to manager is often difficult. Here's a road map to your new place in the sun.

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Recommendation

If you are a new manager, aspire to a managerial position or recently promoted an employee to a managerial or supervisory position, getAbstract suggests this manual as required reading. In fact, every new manager should be given a copy of the book along with the promotion. Too often great employees are promoted without any concept of the new skill set required to succeed as a manager or supervisor. This handbook clearly identifies the new competencies needed and explains how to develop or acquire them. Author Morey Stettner also pinpoints many of the common mistakes new managers make - and tells you how to avoid them. Anyone studying business management in college also should read this book, since it provides good, practical "in the trenches" advice that's hard to find in textbooks.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Which critical skills new managers must have
  • How to develop these skills and put them to use
 

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Becoming A Manager
You've worked hard at your job and proven your ability to do it well. Upper management has noticed. In fact, you've now been promoted to manager. Congratulations! But before you settle too comfortably into the chair in your new office, realize that your hard work isn...
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About the Author

Morey Stettner is the author of several management books including Skills for New Managers, The Manager's Survival Guide and The Art of Winning Conversation: Proven Communication Techniques for Personal and Professional Success. He is also a communication consultant and the editor of Executive Wealth Advisory.


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