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The New One Minute Manager (The One Minute Manager-updated) Paperback – March 11, 2016
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"I am thrilled with the new One Minute Manager - a hugely helpful resource in a constantly changing world" --Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Former Head of corporate social Innovation- Twitter Inc
This book needs no introduction. Long before there were these large bible-like must do/don't of management, there was this slim 100 page book. It sets the tone for the best approach that you should have as a manager. I gift this book to my associates who took up the People Manager(mentor) role at our company. It's simple yet powerful, concise & unbelievably effective. If you have never read any management book, I highly recommend this be your first book on management!! --Naimesh Kundanani - Delhi, 6 Mar 2013
One of the toughest things in today s fast moving world is "Simplicity". A lot of us find it difficult to simply things and end up complicating it further. The beauty of NEW one minute manager is its "Simple" A very small and simple book that highlights key areas that managers typically struggle. Wonderful book and must read for all leaders and managers. --Harish Hegde on 09 May, 2016
About the Author
Ken Blanchard is the founder and Chairman of The Ken Blanchard Companies. His One Minute Manager series has sold over 15 million copies and been translated into more than 40 languages. He has also written or co-authored numerous other books, including Gung Ho!, Big Bucks! and Raving Fans!. The Blanchards currently live in San Diego. Spencer Johnson is an internationally bestselling author whose books help millions of people discover simple truths they can use to have healthier lives with more success and less stress. His many bestsellers include The One Minute Manager (with Ken Blanchard), The One Minute Sales Person, Yes or No and Who Moved My Cheese?.
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While some of the material presented here is noteworthy, I find it a bit difficult to digest when I feel like I am being force fed with the oversized spoon of absolutism. It's like walking away from a politician whose delivery style is yelling at you, and s/he wonders why you're leaving.
I'll be including this tape set in my next box of donation items.
While you or I may have thought of it, or part of it at some point, it's nice to have a quick book lay it all out for you to digest and internalize as a whole philosophy for managing any group of people.
Unfortunately the majority of people that move up to the title of manager have little to no training ... managing people. My personal experience is that anyone without management training decides that managing = "cracking the whip" and then doesn't understand when he not only doesn't get the results he expected but that his entire team wishes he would die in a fire.
This book should be required reading for anyone promoted to manager.
About the content of the book:
The One Minute Manager reveals three secrets to productive and efficient managing as told through a young man's search for the perfect managing and leading skills. These three secrets are: One minute goals, one minute employee praisings, and one minute reprimand.
These are all good advise for all the managers how to become a better leader and be more effective in their job.
The one minute manager approach is not only to do those three things (above), but to do them in a minute. This is great because a meeting would only last a minute. Meetings can carry on longer than expected without a way to know when to terminate the meeting. Also, some theorists say that meetings generally serve the purpose of affirming who is in charge. This theory at least offers an explanation for why top management appears to enjoy meetings, especially longer ones, while the rank and file tends merely to endure many meetings.
It listened to it twice during my commuting. Got me ready to improve my management style.
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One, clear and concise goals which are aptly named one minute goals.Read more