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What To Do When You Become The Boss

Author: Bob Selden

Publisher: Outskirts Press, 2008

ISBN: Mandy Leonard

Summary:Taking on a new managerial role requires effective, responsible leadership and the ability to maintain strong relationships.

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Taking on a new managerial role that requires effective, responsible leadership and the ability to maintain strong relationships is not something that comes naturally to everyone. Many new managers are faced with unfamiliar situations and training is frequently lacking. For managers who are in this situation or for those who are looking at ways to improve, “What To Do When You Become The Boss” is a straight-forward guide that takes you through the ins and outs of leadership.

With clear, concise explanations, tips, worksheets and step-by-step walkthroughs Bob Selden has written a book which can be applied straight away to your daily life. Management styles are broken down into four segments, activists, reflectors, theorists and pragmatists. By identifying your management style new and experienced managers can focus on the specific aspects which apply most to them.

Leaders are in a position to positively or negatively influence the company and those who work for them. By following Bob Selden’s advice readers will discover how to become more effective in their role, no matter how large the team. With time management tips, understanding the importance of managing your work relationships and how to be effective and motivating in your role, every reader will find something which they can apply to their lives.

Highly practical and constantly pushing personal reflection and action, “What To Do When You Become The Boss” is a fantastic reference guide which will help leaders all the way up the corporate ladder.