THE SECRET LAWS OF MANAGEMENT distils the essence of great business into 40 succinct and memorable laws. Each law represents a common or unavoidable business challenge. These laws will quickly become guiding principles that you can follow, and avoid the pitfalls into which others fall. The solutions are helpful, intelligent and often surprising. Examples are:
People tolerate being managed, but they love being led;
Most managers give their worst tasks to their best people;
Deadlines often backfire;
Most people say 'no' in code. Whether you are newly promoted, or want to improve your existing skills, this book will help you take the mystery out of management. The outcome is more effective team relationships, less personal strain and improved results.