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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224 Pages


6 x 9


Trade Paperback

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Red Wheel Weiser


  • Author Barbara Mitchell

    A writing partnership was born with the first edition of The Big Book of HR. Since that time, Barbara Mitchell and Cornelia Gamlem have gone on to write The Essential Workplace Conflict Handbook, The Conflict Resolution Phrase Book, and the award-winning The Manager’s Answer Book. Giving back and being active in the communities in which they live and work is important to both authors. They are influencers to the HR and business communities through their speaking, writing, and volunteering.Barbara Mitchell is the founder and managing partner of the Mitchell Group, a management consulting practice. Cornelia Gamlem is the founder of the Gems Group, a management consulting firm offering clients solutions to HR and business issues.

  • 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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