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Becoming a Top Manager : Tools and Lessons in Transitioning to General Management.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (296 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781118858561
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Becoming a Top Manager : Tools and Lessons in Transitioning to General ManagementDDC classification:
  • 658.42
LOC classification:
  • HD38.2 .K35 2015
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Becoming a Top Manager: Tools and Lessons in Transitioning to General Management -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Key Success Factors for Transitioning to General Management -- 1.Questions are more important than answers -- 2.Trust is key -- 3.Beware of your expertise -- 4.Value is not earnings. Or market share. Or share price. Or … -- 5.Business is about serving customers -- 6.Bias has no place in sound decision-making -- 7.Morale counts for everything -- 8.Success depends on teamwork -- 9.Learning comes from trust and fairness -- 10.'Practice time' is critical -- Section 1 Managing the Business -- Chapter 1 Embracing the Why -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 2 Seeing the Implications -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 3 Befriending the Numbers -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Section 2 Managing Others -- Chapter 4 Leaving the Nest -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo.
The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 5 Bridging the Gap -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 6 Walking the Talk -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Section 3 Managing Yourself -- Chapter 7 Taking the Reins -- FREDDY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 8 Passing the Test -- FREDDY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 9 Sustaining the Journey -- FREDDY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- A Final Word -- About the Website -- About the Authors.
Index -- EULA.
Summary: Make the move up to senior management with lessons from world-renowned business school experts Based on themes from INSEAD's popular Transition to General Management programme, authors Kevin Kaiser, Michael Pich, and I.J. Schecter offer sound advice and practical insights for those looking to move to senior general management roles. By following the stories of three managers making the transition to general management, Becoming A Top Manager highlights not only the most crucial aspects of becoming a successful general manager, but also the necessary mindset changes required-both on a personal and professional level-that will ultimately translate into ongoing success. Provides practical insights, clarity and confidence for those looking to move into senior general management roles Written by a well-known and experienced international author team Outlines key skills and executive tools needed for the transition Online resources also available at www.wiley.com/go/topmanager.
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Intro -- Becoming a Top Manager: Tools and Lessons in Transitioning to General Management -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Key Success Factors for Transitioning to General Management -- 1.Questions are more important than answers -- 2.Trust is key -- 3.Beware of your expertise -- 4.Value is not earnings. Or market share. Or share price. Or … -- 5.Business is about serving customers -- 6.Bias has no place in sound decision-making -- 7.Morale counts for everything -- 8.Success depends on teamwork -- 9.Learning comes from trust and fairness -- 10.'Practice time' is critical -- Section 1 Managing the Business -- Chapter 1 Embracing the Why -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 2 Seeing the Implications -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 3 Befriending the Numbers -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Section 2 Managing Others -- Chapter 4 Leaving the Nest -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo.

The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 5 Bridging the Gap -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Nancy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Hugo -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 6 Walking the Talk -- Freddy -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Section 3 Managing Yourself -- Chapter 7 Taking the Reins -- FREDDY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 8 Passing the Test -- FREDDY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- Chapter 9 Sustaining the Journey -- FREDDY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- NANCY -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- HUGO -- The Scenario -- Questions We Asked -- Comments We Got -- Our Thoughts -- Overall Discussion -- Key Questions to Ask Yourself -- A Final Word -- About the Website -- About the Authors.

Index -- EULA.

Make the move up to senior management with lessons from world-renowned business school experts Based on themes from INSEAD's popular Transition to General Management programme, authors Kevin Kaiser, Michael Pich, and I.J. Schecter offer sound advice and practical insights for those looking to move to senior general management roles. By following the stories of three managers making the transition to general management, Becoming A Top Manager highlights not only the most crucial aspects of becoming a successful general manager, but also the necessary mindset changes required-both on a personal and professional level-that will ultimately translate into ongoing success. Provides practical insights, clarity and confidence for those looking to move into senior general management roles Written by a well-known and experienced international author team Outlines key skills and executive tools needed for the transition Online resources also available at www.wiley.com/go/topmanager.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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