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.
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8 years agoWhy can't I download the PDF version. It's nothing on the screen...
8 years agoGot it, just now
8 years agoGreat practical advice! One the points mentioned is that managers need to set directions and goals, not take votes. Does everyone agree?
8 years agoGreat ideas!