Understanding and Changing Your Management Style
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Understanding and Changing Your Management Style

Assessments and Tools for Self-Development
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ISBN-13:
9781118399460
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.09.2013
Seiten:
344
Autor:
Robert C. Benfari
Gewicht:
657 g
Format:
233x204x25 mm
Serie:
J-B Warren Bennis Series
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

An update of the classic book that reveals the 6 keys to successful management In this new edition of his best-selling book, Robert Benfari explains that the best mangers are not born that way but share a mix of characteristics that can be analyzed, understood, and most importantly changed.
Preface v

About the Author vii

Introduction: What Leaders and Managers Need to Know About Human Nature 1

1 Assumptions, Perceptions, and Feelings: How They Influence Performance 17

Pre-Chapter 2 Activity: What Is My Psychological Type? 51

2 Psychological Type: A Cognitive Approach 63

Pre-Chapter 3 Activity: What Are My Needs? 115

3 Needs: Our Pathways to Competence 125

Pre-Chapter 4 Activity: What Are My Power Bases? 145

4 The Bases of Power: The Uses and Abuses of Influence 153

Pre-Chapter 5 Activity: What Is My Conflict Style? 181

5 Conflict: Getting to Resolution 193

6 Values: Our Compass in Life 223

Pre-Chapter 7 Activity: What Is My Stress Quotient? 243

7 Stress: Responding to Pressure 255

8 Management Scenarios 289

9 Integration of the Building Blocks 317

Bibliography 331

Index 337
An update of the classic book that reveals the 6 keys to successful management In this new edition of his best-selling book, Robert Benfari explains that the best mangers are not born that way but share a mix of characteristics that can be analyzed, understood, and most importantly changed. He identifies the six characteristics of successful managers (Psychological Type; Needs/Motivation; Use of Power; Conflict Style; Our Basic Values; and Our Reaction to Stress) and uses these building blocks to show how anyone can use personality-specific strategies for resolving conflicts, solving problems, managing stress, handling difficult situations at work, and positively influencing others.
Includes a proven pathway for becoming an effective manager
Contains new information on management style and leadership, human nature and neuroscience, and the dark side of management
Includes a self-assessment for each of the six building blocks to successful management
This research-based book offers the tools leaders need to improve their management style and succeed in the workplace.