The Results-Driven Manager: Taking Control Of Your Time.

Harvard Business Review


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-Make Every Meeting Matter -Lead for Faster Results -Avoid Information Overload Managers are under increasing pressure to deliver better results faster than the competition. But meeting today's tough challenges requires complete mastery of a full array of management skills, from communicating and coaching to public speaking and managing people. The Results-Driven Manager series is designed to help time-pressed managers hone and polish the skills they need most. Concise, action-oriented, and packed with invaluable strategies and tools, these timely guides will help managers improve their job performance today?and give them the edge they need to become the leaders of tomorrow.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Setting Priorities: Effective managers prioritize tasks and objectives based on their importance and impact on organizational goals.

  2. Goal Setting and Planning: They emphasize the importance of setting clear, achievable goals and creating actionable plans to accomplish them.

  3. Time Blocking and Scheduling: Strategies might include time blocking, where specific blocks of time are allocated to focus on particular tasks or projects, and maintaining a well-structured schedule.

  4. Delegation and Empowerment: Managers learn to delegate tasks effectively, empowering their team members while freeing up their own time to focus on high-impact activities.

  5. Efficient Meetings: They emphasize the need for productive meetings, including setting agendas, defining goals for each meeting, and ensuring participation from relevant stakeholders.

  6. Managing Interruptions and Distractions: Techniques to manage interruptions and minimize distractions to maintain focus on critical tasks.

  7. Adaptability and Flexibility: Recognizing that plans might need adjustment, successful managers remain adaptable and flexible in their approach to time management.

  8. Continuous Improvement: Emphasizing the need for continuous self-assessment and improvement in managing time effectively.

  9. Technology Utilization: Leveraging tools and technology to streamline work processes and optimize time management.

  10. Work-Life Balance: Encouraging a balance between work and personal life to maintain well-being and sustained productivity.

Language English
ISBN-10 1-59139-635-2
ISBN-13 9781591396352
No of pages 154
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Harvard Business Review Press
Published Date 01 Jan 2004

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