The New Manager's Handbook: 24 Lessons for Mastering Your New Role

Morey Stettner



The New Manager's Handbook: 24 Lessons for Mastering Your New Role

You've been promoted to manager--and that puts you in a whole different ballgame. From difficult employees to demanding bosses, you never know where your next problem is coming from. What you do know is that you'll be expected to solve that problem--and solve it quickly and effectively.

The New Manager's Handbook explains the rules of this new game, and gives you invaluable tips and pointers for teaming with your employees while inspiring them to breakthrough performance and results. Let the two dozen rules and guidelines in this quick-hitting manual show you the best ways to:


Review performance

Think strategically

Lead great meetings

Give and get results-oriented feedback

Provide direction

Speak with power

Criticize with honesty and tact

Ask the right questions

Motivate average performers

Prepare for change

As a new manager in today's no-room-for-error workplace, you will be challenged and tested every day. Unlike previous positions, however, your success will judged by the performance of others. Give yourself every opportunity to succeed, and learn how to win the respect of both your employees and your supervisors, with the time-tested and field-proven techniques in The New Manager's Handbook.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Understanding Expectations: Clearly understand the expectations and responsibilities of your new managerial role, including objectives, team management, and deliverables.

  2. Effective Communication: Develop strong communication skills to articulate goals, provide feedback, and engage with team members, fostering a positive and open work environment.

  3. Building Relationships: Focus on building positive relationships with your team, peers, and superiors, as effective teamwork is often crucial for success.

  4. Adapting Leadership Styles: Adapt your leadership style to different situations and team dynamics, recognizing that one approach may not fit all scenarios.

  5. Delegating and Empowering: Learn to delegate tasks effectively, empowering your team members and trusting them to accomplish tasks while providing support when needed.

  6. Time Management: Prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently, and set realistic goals to achieve objectives within deadlines.

  7. Conflict Resolution: Develop skills in managing conflicts constructively, resolving disputes within the team, and maintaining a harmonious work environment.

  8. Performance Management: Implement fair and consistent performance management practices, including setting goals, providing feedback, and conducting evaluations.

  9. Continuous Learning: Embrace a mindset of continuous learning, seeking opportunities to enhance your managerial skills through training, mentorship, and self-improvement.

  10. Handling Challenges: Be prepared to handle challenges and setbacks, learning from them and using them as opportunities for growth and improvement.

Language English
ISBN-10 0071413340
ISBN-13 9780071413343
No of pages 64
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Published Date 16 May 2006

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Author : Morey Stettner

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