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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Matthew J. Culligan, C. Suzanne Deakins, Arthur H. Young Narrator: Wanda McCaddon Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2010 ISBN: 9781455170579
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Back to Basics Management explains the difference between business administration and business management, how this distinction has been obscured, and the need to revive the craft of leadership in management. It is an invaluable book for every conscientious manager, detailing the tools used in effective management, and it offers concise and comprehensive guidelines for developing and refining primary leadership skills including creative listening, decision making, managing change, managing motivation, managing time, managing delegation, body language, managerial coaching and training, communication skills, and managerial goal setting.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Although there are literally hundreds of ‘how-to-manage better’ books out, this work deserves special attention. Highly recommended.”

    Library Journal

  • “This is a book, indeed a method, that resurrects those fundamental truths of management so often neglected in MBA programs.”

    MPA Journal

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nathan | 5/19/2012

    " Full of useful tips like: sit approximately 3 feet away when talking to someone in a 1-on-1 meeting... Don't know how I survived without that little tidbit. "

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About the Narrator

Wanda McCaddon (a.k.a. Nadia May or Donada Peters) has narrated well over six hundred titles for major audiobook publishers, has earned numerous Earphones Awards, and was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine.