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Myths of Management

What People Get Wrong About Being the Boss

By Stefan Stern, Cary Cooper

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Is it really true that working longer hours makes you more successful? Do you really need to hide your emotions in order to gain respect as a manager? Does higher pay really always lead to higher performance? The world of management is blighted by fads, fiction and falsehoods. In Myths of Management, Cary Cooper and Stefan Stern take you on an entertaining journey through the most famous myths surrounding the much-written about topic of management. They debunk false assumptions, inject truth into over-simplifications and tackle damaging habits head-on. Fascinating insights from psychology, leadership theory and organizational behaviour provide you with a compelling and practical guide to avoid falling into the trap of cliche, misinformation and prejudice. This engaging read offers you authentic insights into the reality of work, drawn from extensive research and real-world business examples, to give you the essential knowledge you need to become a better manager. Whether cheesy, naive or even destructive, management myths could be holding you back and stifling your team's potential. Myths of Management is the guide you need to become an enlightened manager.

Product code: 9780749480233

ISBN 9780749480233
No. Of Pages 248
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H235xW156xS15
Series Business Myths
On Sale Date 03/10/2017
Publisher Kogan Page Ltd
Uncover the myths that dominate popular conceptions of management, and become a better manager with this compelling, well-researched and practical guide.