Management Bites – The bite-sized guide to being a better manager by Angela Atkins. Published by Harper Collins $24.99
Human resources and management, training professional, Angela Aitkins, presents practical advice and techniques for dealing with business management, in twenty-four bite-sized pieces.
Each piece or chapter features general information and recommendations, along with calls to action marked with a pen picture, quizzes, useful forms and real stories.
Starting with a table of the skills and their applicable management bite numbers, Management Bites looks at employment legislation; effective communication; job descriptions; team building; managing your time effectively; delegating; how to have successful meetings; making decisions; performance reviews; staff development and training.
It also covers motivation, including the ins and outs of bonus schemes; how to handle giving negative feedback; dealing with poor performance; the right disciplinary procedures steps; managing sick leave and bereavement; dealing with holidays, parental leave, recruitment and induction; redundancies, restructuring and firing staff, as well as sticky situations,
The book can be read end to end or you can choose which area is of particular interest.
Management Bites is easy to follow and is an excellent management tool.
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