The One Minute Manager - WikipediaTime seems to fly when you're not staring at the clock. That go-go-go mentality is all too easy to get sucked up in, which makes organization and efficiency all the more important. At least that's the philosophy of Spencer Johnson and Ken Blanchard. Their book The New One Minute Manager guides management teams on balancing their focus between employee success and business results in an efficient yet compassionate way, which easily makes this one of the top project management books we've covered. Take a minute or two to read this book review.
Ken Blanchard - One Minute Manager
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I believe the book is still appealing after all this time because of its simplicity. Everyone in an organization has talent to contribute. The new one-minute manager recognizes this and treats people as key contributors to organizational success. In many ways, the new one-minute manager is a servant leader. That might surprise some people who remember the one-minute manager as being rather blunt with people. Combined, these two behaviors are the definition of servant leadership. Direction is the leadership aspect of servant leadership.
The One Minute Manager By Kenneth Blanchard And Spencer Johnson
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For decades, The One Minute Manager has helped millions achieve more successful professional and personal lives. The exponential rise of technology, global flattening of markets, instant communication, and pressures on corporate workforces to do more with less have all revolutionized the world in which we live and work. This revisited parable of a young man looking for a new manager not only introduces its powerful lessons to a new generation, but also shows readers of all ages how to adapt the Three Secrets to get better results today. This book is a quick read with common sense information that will transform the way you manage and think of the people around you. Ken Blanchard, PhD is one of the most influential leadership experts in the world. He has co-authored 60 books, including Raving Fans and Gung Ho!
This article is the fifth in a series of five blog posts from management expert, and Cydcor Chief People Officer, Jeannie Finkel. In this series, Jeannie recommends the Top Five Books she believes can help you transform your management style and become a better, more effective leader. It focuses on flexibility, adaptability, and an awareness of the competencies and individual strengths of those on your team. Below Jeannie Finkel recommends the book Leadership and the One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard to managers and leaders as a tool to help them become more effective and capable of leading more productive teams. As the One Minute Manager sends her out to talk to people on his team, she discovers the various leadership styles an effective manager uses to work with people at all development levels.