By: William R. Daniels
Genre: Finance - Business - Economics,
Description: This book is for the REAL MANAGERS at work - individual contributors - & their bosses who want to encourage them to be more pro-active. With flatter organizations demanding more speed & flexibility, EVERYONE MUST MANAGE THEMSELVES & THEIR PEERS. Personal & organizational survival is at stake. For over 22 years clients like Intel, Motorola, Levi Strauss & Co., Cisco Systems & Bristol-Meyers Squibb have relied on Bill Daniels' system to achieve & sustain ever-increasing levels of productivity. They use this book to: work successfully with the formal & informal power structures, develop a personal performance plan that focuses on key results, keep goals aligned with others, get into Breakthrough Systems (clear expectations, informal feedback systems & resource control), create a learning-rich environment. It also addresses that most vital skill of coordination: how to create real teamwork at meetings. Daniels' profound understanding of how organizations really work is shared in a practical, inviting text that offers readers a way to increase their value to their organizations. An easy read with a powerful message, each chapter has worksheets & guidelines that invite readers to take immediate action, either alone or in teams, one step at a time. Absolutely indispensable for anyone concerned about staying vital at work. To order: American Consulting & Training, Inc., 655 Redwood Highway, #395, Mill Valley, CA 94941; 415-388-6651; 800-995-6651; FAX: 415-388-6672.