General Management Advice

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Management: Tools for Being a Better Manager

“Management” is such a broad and vague term, but at its core management entails the fine art of supervising other people. Whether you’re a high-level executive, run a small business, or work in middle or lower management, the job of managing people involves many pitfalls and challenges. In this Web Guide we recommend the best places on the Internet to get general management advice. You’ll learn about hiring and firing, explore motivation and team building, and find some great blogs and forums on management.

General Management Advice

As a manager, you have your work cut out for you: you have to build a workforce, cultivate it, inspire it, and mold it at the same time. The ability to multitask is vital in this job. The sites in this section introduce you to the responsibilities of a manager and are great bookmarks to go back to time and again. They’ll provide management help and advice, update you on the latest industry news, and simply make your job easier.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • When researching management on the Internet, you’ll come across many general sites, each containing numerous articles. If you want more information after reading an article, check the sidebars or margins: often you’ll find links to similar articles on the same Web site.
  • Alan C. Greenberg is often credited with making Bear Stearns the giant it is today. He outlines his thoughts on management in Memos from the Chairman.

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Interviewing and Hiring Employees

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Promoting, Firing, and Performance Evaluations

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Employee Motivation

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Management Legal Issues

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Management Blogs and Forums

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