Author: Morgen WitzelPublisher: PenguinYear: 2010Language: EnglishPages: 212ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780143068662
How smart a manager are you? How good are you at leveraging your Knowledge and skills in order to provide value for your Business and your customers? How smart is your Management team when it comes to understanding both the fundamentals of business, and new trends? How to be your own Management Guru is the perfect answer to those looking to master the fundamentals of managing in the modern world: how to make and implement strategy; how to understand and respond to Customer needs; how to manage and get the best out of people; and above all, how to use knowledge. Drawing on both business Research and examples of best practice from around the world, past and present, How To Be Your Own Manager Guru will help readers to manage more effectively, and to do business the smart way.The Book Features: 1. Key areas crucial for management in the twenty-first century2. Quizzes to test yourself and your business3. How to identify what are you doing well? What are you doing less well, and how might you improve?
ForewordIntroductionPart One: The Mind of the Manager1. Leadership2. Core Competencies3. The long term4. Continuous improvement 5. EntrepreneurshipPart Two: The Manager and The Firm6. Innovation7. Matrix organization8. Virtual organization9. Supply Chain10. EfficiencyPart Three: The Manager and the World11. Strategic Thinking12. Globalization13. Mergers and acquisitions14. Corporate governance15. Business ethicsPart Four: Tools of the Trade16. Costing17. Benchmarking18. 360 degree feedback19. Four Ps20. Brand SaliencyConclusion: The Sum of all quizzes