The Manager's Handbook: Five Simple Steps to Build a Team, Stay Focused, Make Better Decisions, and Crush Your Competition (Hardcover)
A WALL STREET JOURNAL AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER
An actionable strategy guide for busy professionals who want to level up their management game
In The Manager's Handbook, Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty member, serial entrepreneur, and investor in over 100 companies, David Dodson, delivers an insightful work that describes, in highly practical detail, five skills every great manager needs to know if they want to get things done.
Managers desperately want a crisp, how-to book that will show them--in one single title--the way to master the most important skills necessary to run an organization. The Manager's Handbook organizes the five essential skills of effective implementation into one, simple-to-read, easy-to-use, book. The Manager's Handbook is an essential playbook for managers, executives, board members, and other business leaders interested in dramatically improving their ability to lead people and inspire loyalty.
In the book, you'll learn how to get better at running any kind of organization by breaking down each essential skill into bite-sized sub-skills you can easily and quickly learn. You'll also find:
- Digestible tips and tactics for hiring the best people, onboarding, performance feedback, and improving the performance of underachievers
- A model script for how to begin an exit interview
- Ways to let people go from your organization gracefully, quickly, and with compassion
The Manager's Handbook is an essential playbook for managers, executives, board members, and other business leaders interested in dramatically improving their ability to lead people and inspire loyalty.
About the Author
DAVID DODSON is a successful serial entrepreneur, CEO, a board member of more than 40 companies, a former McKinsey & Company consultant, and an active investor in over 100 businesses. He is on the faculty of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, where he draws on his real-world experience to guide students in tactical execution. He is a recent recipient of the MSx Teaching Excellence Award, and co-founder of Sanku, which has improved the health of over 5 million people across rural East Africa.