Summary: Written by a management consultant with more than thirty years' experience, this is a down-to-earth primer for first-time managers facing the new challenges of hiring, promoting, firing, resolving conflicts, and negotiating the corporate grapevine. Through case studies and personal experiences, and often in his own humorous way, author Lloyd Merritt Smigel illustrates how important it is to use integrity, honesty, and caring when dealing with the people you supervise ...show more.
If you are a first-time manager, Basic Training for New Managers will show you how to tackle your new responsibilities with skill and confidence.
Lloyd Merritt Smigel is an author, lecturer, and business consultant. A member of the National Speakers Bureau, he has been asked to speak to top management personnel by such companies as Dow Chemical, General Dynamics, the American Society of Association Executives, the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, and many more. He lives in Oceanside, California. ...show less