The 59-Second Employee: How to Stay One Second Ahead of Your One-Minute Manager
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The 59-Second Employee: How to Stay One Second Ahead of Your One-Minute Manager

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The 59-Second Employee is an employee’s response to formula management, an antidote to the quick-fix corporation. It is a little book that speaks volumes about cooperation in management and brings more control to those at the bottom of the corporate ladder. It describes how employees can use one-minute phrasing, reprimands, and goal-setting to their own advantage and how a...more
Paperback, 108 pages
Published November 1st 1983 by Houghton Mifflin
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Emily Leathers
Outdated and overly competitive. The authors of this book clearly see the workplace as a competition - little to no cooperation (or respect) between managers and employees, lots of competition between coworkers, lots of politics, and everyone-for-himself.

It was an interesting introduction to the theory of One Minute Management (the original book hasn't been delivered by the library yet), but I would highly recommend against reading this book for actual advice about how to behave in the workplace...more
Keith Kendall
A delightful antidote to the quick fix manipulation advocated by some other management books. (The One Minute Manager Anniversary Ed: The World's Most Popular Management Method) This one instead of advocating manipulative techniques, is just plain fun.
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