Author(s): Michael Armstrong
From Michael Armstrong, HR expert and best-selling author, comes this new edition of the business staple, How to Manage People. Providing valuable insight into the functions and skills required to be an effective manager, this is your one-stop guide to people management. From how to manage teams to successful recruitment, it will help you get the best from your staff through motivation, reward and leadership. With three brand new chapters on managing virtual teams, enhancing employee engagement and managing conflict, it is full of easily applicable advice as well as practical tools and checklists. Essential reading for anyone who wants to get the best from their teams, How to Manage People distills the essence of good management into one handy book. The creating success series of books...With over one million copies sold, the hugely popular Creating Success series covers a wide variety of topics and is written by an expert team of internationally best-selling authors and business experts. This indispensable business skills collection is packed with new features, practical content and inspiring guidance for readers across all stages of their careers.
Online supporting resources for this book include a downloadable powerpoint "What Managers Do".
Michael Armstrong is an independent management consultant and internationally respected author. He has written several best-selling Kogan Page titles, including How to Be an Even Better Manager, A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, and Reward Management.
Chapter - 1: Managing people - what managers doChapter - 2: Treat people rightChapter - 3: LeadershipChapter - 4: Motivating peopleChapter - 5: Enhancing engagementChapter - 6: Organizing peopleChapter - 7: Team buildingChapter - 8: DelegationChapter - 9: Defining workChapter - 10: Performance managementChapter - 11: Selection interviewingChapter - 12: Helping people to learn and developChapter - 13: Rewarding peopleChapter - 14: Managing changeChapter - 15: Managing conflictChapter - 16: Handling people problems