Management: Tools for Being a Better Manager
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.
- 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.
- If you want to be a great manager, you might as well learn the techniques from the best. Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times is a biography of the historic figure that focuses on his knack for leadership. For a more current model of managerial success, Jack Welch’s Winning is an obvious choice.
- 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.
- Being knowledgeable about employee benefits is a necessary aspect of a manager’s job. For help with this, take a look at the findingDulcinea Employee Benefits Web Guide.
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