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The Everything Managing People Book

by Gary R. Mcclain Deborah S. Romaine

Whether you're a first-time manager or a seasoned professional, you know that a motivated, productive, and fulfilled team is your most important asset. Completely updated and revised, The Everything Managing People Book, 2nd Edition arms you with all you need to create a winning team, including straightforward advice on hiring and firing, leadership, delegation, and effective feedback.This new edition contains updated information on:Changes in today's business worldNew laws and regulationsThe latest in office technologyTelecommuting and job sharingFilled with practical tips and innovative strategies, The Everything Managing People Book, 2nd Edition helps you get the best out of your employees by providing the motivation and support they need to perform at their best. This hands-on, informative book serves as a desk reference you'll turn to again and again to find valuable information on leading an effective team and succeeding as a manager.

Managing Difficult People: A Survival Guide for Handling Any Employee

by Michael S. Dobson Marilyn Pincus Richard Mintzer John Riddle Gary R. Mcclain Deborah S. Romaine Bob Adams

As a manager, you're sandwiched between the pressure of senior executives and the demands of your own staff members. The last thing you need is an unruly employee whose chronic "negaholic" attitude upsets your office applecart and affects the morale of your entire staff. Managing Difficult People gives you the tools you need to cope with all kinds of difficult employees. From sneaky slackers to resident office tormentors, this handy guide cuts to the chase, helping you identify and deal with specific personality types such as: # The Bully # The Complainer or Whiner # The Procrastinator # The Know-It-All # The Silent Type # The Social Butterfly # The "No People Skills" Person # The Rookie # The Overly Sensitive Person # The Manipulator It's time to take charge of all the difficult situations that come your way. Follow these positive, proactive guidelines for targeting telltale behaviors, and put an end to office strife once and for all!

Presentations

by Gary R. Mcclain

Presentations, Second Edition takes the anxiety out of creating dynamic presentations with a commonsense, step-by-step plan for success. The book starts you off on the right foot by introducing the critical but often overlooked basics of preparation, including how to: Assess the purpose of the presentation; Understand the audience; Organize the topic for maximum effect; Choose the best type of presentation. With these essential concepts mastered, you learn how to prepare both the presentation and yourself. This book discusses rehearsals, checklists, and handling challenges-and even the post-presentation evaluation-in a clear and upbeat manner. Presentations is up-to-the-minute with the latest technologies and techniques such as video and computer conferencing, and Web site production so that you can choose the best medium and application for your presentation. A list of resources is included for further reading.

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