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Praise for the Previous Edition
“Stephen Robbins translates what researchers currently know about managing people into clear and useful prescriptions…. It should be the benchmark for anyone seeking advice on how to manage people.”
—THOMAS C. CUMMINGS, Professor and Chair, Department of Management and Organization, Marshall School of Business, USC
“What a service! Stephen Robbins lays out the rock-solid foundation for managing people: those central truths that are consistently supported by research. Ignore them at your peril!”
—KENNETH W. THOMAS, Professor Emeritus of Management, Naval Postgraduate School
Succeed brilliantly as a leader and overcome the “killer” problems faced by every manager!
• The truth about leading diverse and global workforces in a digital world
• The truth about hiring, motivation, evaluations, and team development
• The truth about managing change and getting corporate culture right
Simply the best thinking
THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
This book reveals 59 PROVEN MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES and bite-size, easy-to-use techniques that work.
About the Author
Stephen P. Robbins, Ph.D., professor emeritus of management at San Diego State University, is the world’s best-selling author of textbooks in management and organizational behavior. His books are used at more than 1,500 U.S. colleges and universities and have been translated into 19 languages. Robbins has served in management roles for Shell Oil and Reynolds Metals. A member of the USA Masters’ Track and Field Hall of Fame, he has won 11 individual world sprint titles and set numerous American and world age-group records.