Introduction: Where Are You On Your Journey?
1: Your 3 Imperatives as a Manager
Part I: Manage Yourself
2: I m the Boss!
3: I m Your Friend!
4: Can People Trust You?
Part I Summary: Where are you on your journey?
Part II: Manage Your Network
5: Understand the Reality of Your Organization
6: Weave Your Own Web of Influence
7: Don t Forget Your Boss
Part II Summary: Where are you on your journey?
Part III: Manage Your Team
8: Define the Future
9: Be Clear How Your Team Works
10: Your Team Members Are Individuals Too
11: Manage Through Your Daily Work
Part III Summary: Where are you on your journey?
12: Completing Your Journey
Über den Autor
Linda A. Hill is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, the faculty chair of the Leadership Initiative, and author of Becoming a Manager. Kent Lineback, now a coach, writer, and collaborator, spent nearly thirty years as a manager and executive in business and government. He is the coauthor (with Randy Komisar) of the bestseller The Monk and the Riddle.
You never dreamed being the boss would be so hard. Many managers never complete the journey. This book explains how to avoid that fate by mastering three imperatives: manage yourself; manage a network; and manage a team. It is suitable for not only first-time managers but all managers seeking to master the most daunting challenges of leadership.