The Manager's Answer Book

Powerful Tools to Maximize Your Impact and Influence, Build Trust and Teams, and Respond to Challenges


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Imprint: Career Press
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Book Details


224 Pages


6 x 9


Trade Paperback

Pub. Date





Red Wheel Weiser


  • Author Barbara Mitchell

    Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem are authors, speakers, and consultants. They bring a wealth of business and human resources experience to their writing. Both held positions at major corporations before starting their individual consulting practices, where each worked with a variety of organizations. Together, they wrote The Big Book of HR, The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook, The Conflict Resolution Handbook, the award-winning Manager’s Answer Book, and They Did What? Barbara is also the coauthor of The Essential HR Handbook.  

  • Author Cornelia Gamlem

Winner of the 2020 Next Generation Indie Book in the Career category!
Congratulations, you're a manager! Of course you have expertise in the field you're managing, but what about everything else? There's so much more to know!

Whether you're a new or seasoned manager, your responsibilities can become overwhelming at times. There are days and new situations that will leave you feeling vulnerable. You don't know where to start or even what to ask!

The Manager's Answer Book can help. In question-and-answer format, this easy-to-use guide provides information on many aspects of managing. You will learn about:

  • Getting started: moving from peer to manager, setting goals, managing projects, resources, and much more.
  • Developing your management skills: communicating, delegating, motivating, and facilitating.
  • Building and managing your team: hiring, firing, and everything in between.
  • Creating your personal brand: building credibility for yourself, your team, and your department.
  • Managing up, down, and around: working with people and functions in your organization.
  • Potential land mines: conflict, change, and risk.
  • Legal pitfalls: navigating the miasma of laws and regulations.

The Manager's Answer Book will help any manager stay informed and avoid unknowingly tripping over a new situation. It's a natural complement to The Big Book of HR.

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