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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (115 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gary S. Topchik, Loren B. Belker Narrator: Lloyd James, Sean Pratt Publisher: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Since its original publication, The First-Time Manager has helped many thousands of rookie managers handle their new responsibilities … and now it can help you! Clear and concise, this audiobook covers all the fundamentals the listener needs for success, with indispensable advice on topics including hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, and managing time and stress. In addition, the completely updated fifth edition shows him how to build trust and confidence, be an active listener, manage a diverse group of individuals, conduct performance appraisals, and address many other challenges that come with the manager’s job.

Written and read in an inviting and accessible style, this classic skill-building audiobook is an essential tool for anyone who wants to become an effective, confident new manager.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Refreshingly straightforward…Belker has distilled his thirty years of executive experience into a simple-to-read book full of wisdom—worthwhile not just for the first-time manager, but for any manager at any time.”

    Miami Herald

  • “For years, thousands of managers have learned their craft with this bestselling primer on mastering supervisory skills…crammed with expert information on all basics of the job.”

    Dayton Daily News

  • “Has long offered clear advice on leadership, motivation, discipline, and other tricks of the trade that are required of anyone in a supervisory position.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “New managers who aren’t sure which way is up won’t find a better offering than this acclaimed summary of managerial experience with a side of wisdom.”

    Joyce Lain Kennedy, nationally syndicated columnist

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Bryan | 11/12/2013

    " Packed with information, definitely recommended for all managers of people (first-time or not). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lori Grant | 8/30/2013

    " A should-read book new managers, executives, and entrepreneurs. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bryan | 8/11/2013

    " The First-Time Manager is a great book for basic management and business professionalism tips. Most leadership or management books are filled with generalities and fluff. This book has many clear cut examples of how to handle situations in the office. The book ends with a great section on class. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Priscilla | 6/5/2013

    " Gift from Kerr "

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