In the Third Edition of the bestselling book, The Truth About Managing People, bestselling author Stephen Robbins shares even more proven principles for handling virtually every management challenge. Robbins delivers 61 real solutions for the make-or-break problems faced by every manager. Readers will learn how to overcome the true obstacles to teamwork; why too much communication can be as dangerous as too little; how to improve your hiring and employee evaluations; how to heal "layoff survivor sickness"; how to manage a diverse culture; and ways to lead effectively in a digital world. New truths include: how to nurture friendly employees, forget about age stereotypes, first impressions count, be a good citizen, techniques for managing a diverse age group, and ethical leadership among others.
Stephen P. Robbins, Ph.D., professor emeritus of management at San Diego State University, is the worlds 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.
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