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'How to Manage' covers the political, rational and people skills you need to succeed and survive. It cuts through the mass of management information available and shows the reality of what works and, more importantly, what doesn't work. ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Prentice Hall Business Publishing (first published November 16th 2006)
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Conrad Toft
Aug 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Many of the chapters are well written and useful but the part on "PQ", political intelligence, is just depressing and suggests that to be a good manager (or at least to succeed) you have to leave your ethics at the door. ...more
Kumaran B
May 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Written in simple manner, very well.
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Definitively one of the best book I've read on the subject. Very little academic content as this book wont teach you how to manage your budget but rather how to not get stuck with a bad budget in the first place... I love how the book was separated in 3 main sections: IQ, EQ and PQ covering the main tasks of a manager/leader with an emphasis on getting things done. Nowadays when people read EQ they assume some "touchy feely" content, definitively not the case here, reading and understanding pe
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Sarah M.  Adly
Dec 09, 2013 rated it it was ok
classical book speak about management fundamentals in very classic way & hunderd of steps..i like the quick berif at end
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Jo is the first person to be awarded the CMI gold medal three times, for Mindset of Success; How to Manage and Leadership Skills Handbook.

He practices what he preaches as a leader: he has started seven NGOs with a collective turnover above $100million annually. He was a partner at Accenture; he started a bank, was sued for $12 billion and was the best nappy (diaper) salesman in Birmingham.

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