'Managing Smart' examines the challenges facing today's management and provides fast, practical answers for solving common workplace situations. It presents step-by-step instructions for mastering more than 300 key real-world management tasks. This condensed business guide includes information on: * Leadership techniques * Labor management * Strategic planning * Time management * Marketing and sales techniques * Career development * Key business concepts * Management tools * Information systems Among many other management topics, 'Managing Smart' also shows you how to: * Set project goals and priorities * Increase efficiency * Comply with employment and labor benefits * Manage finances Management professionals and novices alike will improve their effectiveness, skills, and knowledge with these concise reference tips.


Business Managers

Table of Contents

Concepts; Theories; Resources; Management tools; Key business concepts; Information systems; Marketing and sales; Safety; Resource management; Growth and change management; Global environment; Strategy and decision making; Personal and career development; Managing teams; Time management; Negotiations; Quality management; Human resources; Training; Evaluations and reviews; Disciplining and firing; The personal side; Employee benefits; Labor management; Landmines; Communication methods; Presentations; Communications with employees; Meetings; Managing conflicts; Leadership; Delegating and motivating; Internal policies; Government policies; Other legal issues; Financial concepts; Financial analysis; Family businesses.


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© 1999
Gulf Professional Publishing
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About the authors

Lynne Milgram, M.D., MBA

Affiliations and Expertise

Lynne Milgram, M.D., MBA, is an experienced manager at national health plans and medical groups.

Alan Spector, Ph.D., M.D.

Affiliations and Expertise

Alan Spector, Ph.D., M.D., MBA, has spent 20 years in hospital management and private practice.

Matt Treger

Affiliations and Expertise

Matthew Treger, MBA, is a San Diego-based management consultant.