SAGE Publications Ltd
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The Winning Manager takes an in-depth and thoughtful look at the problems and concerns that managers deal with on an everyday basis. Walter Vieira uses his enormous experience as a business consultant to present a step-by-step progression of corporate life and to provide lessons for shaping a successful corporate executive.
Full of real-life examples and anecdotes, this book will enable managers to relate to, and tackle, everyday problems successfully. As such, it is an extremely practical and invaluable guide for all those already in the corporate world or those just entering it, as well as for students of management.
Table of Contents
I. STARTING OUT: On the Threshold
Sketching Out a Grand Career Design
Applications that Work?and Why Some Don?t
Playing the Interview Game
Negotiating the Interview
Following Up on Interviews
Choosing an Employer?Look Before You Leap
Knowing the CEO
The First Job Change: A Formidable Challenge
Be Wary of Titles
New Paths and Conformity?Striking a Balance
Getting On with Your Boss
II. DEVELOPING SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A Mentor Helps You Succeed
Don't Let Accidents Derail You
Little Things Show Up
Becoming an Effective Manager
Opportunities to Learn
Words and Sense
Blocking Communication? ?I Know it Already?
Communicating Facts Without Tact
Communication Breakdown?Separating Issues
Dithering on Decisions
How to Motivate People
The Need for Creativity
Learning from Job Transfers
Enhancing Career Options with Networking
The Importance of Being a Team Player
Develop Your Own Style
III. ATTITUDES AND VALUES: Is Business Etiquette Outdated?
Indiscretion Can Harm Others
Indiscretion Can Even Harm You
Keeping Your Word
The Limits of Honesty
Tolerance for Corruption
Gifts?Giving and Receiving
Greater Expectations from Others
A Yearning for Solitude
Are You Doing Well?
Fooling People at Work
With a Little Bit of Luck
Values and the Executive
Should You Be in Business?
The Protective Umbrella