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13 fatal errors managers make and how you can avoid them by W. Steven Brown
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13 fatal errors managers make and how you can avoid them by W. Steven Brown
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Feb 01, 1987 | ISBN 9780425096444

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“Before we can start managing ourselves and others we must stop doing what doesn’t work and Steve Brown shows us how.”—Spencer Johnson, M.D., coauthor of The New One Minute Manager
 
“Steve Brown is ‘right on’ with 13 Fatal Errors Managers Make. Simple and easy to read, but effective and practical in application.”—Zig Ziglar, author of Zig Ziglar’s Secrets of Closing the Sale
 
“In the flood of ‘success’ books, this is a stand-out in style, practical horse-sense, and applications….Brown gives us a needed dose of preventative management medicine!”—Denis Waitley, author of The Psychology of Winning
 
“This book….ought to be in the top drawer of every manager’s desk.”—*Robert Marville, former chairman and president of the Rockefeller Center Management Company

Table Of Contents

13 Fatal Errors Managers Make and How You Can Avoid Them – W. Steven BrownPreface
Fatal Error #1: Refuse to Accept Personal Accountability
Fatal Error #2: Fail to Develop People
Fatal Error #3: Try to Control Results Instead of Influencing Thinking
Fatal Error #4: Join the Wrong Crowd
Fatal Error #5: Manage Everyone the Same Way
Fatal Error #6: Forget the Importance of Profit
Fatal Error #7: Concentrate on Problems Rather Than Objectives
Fatal Error #8: Be a Buddy, Not a Boss
Fatal Error #9: Fail to Set Standards
Fatal Error #10: Fail to Train Your People
Fatal Error #11: Condone Incompetence
Fatal Error #12: Recognize Only Top Performers
Fatal Error #13: Try to Manipulate People

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