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Managing Oneself (Harvard Business Review Classics)


Peter Ferdinand Drucker
Managing Oneself (Harvard Business Review Classics)

We live in an age of unprecedented opportunity: with ambition, drive, and talent, you can rise to the top of your chosen profession regardless of where you started out But with opportunity comes responsibility Companies today aren’t managing their knowledge workers careers Instead, you must be your own chief executive officer That means it’s up to you to carve out your place in the world and know when to change course And it’s up to you to keep yourself engaged and productive during a career that may span some 50 years In Managing Oneself, Peter Drucker explains how to do it The keys: Cultivate a deep understanding of yourself by identifying your most valuable strengths and most dangerous weaknesses; Articulate how you learn and work with others and what your most deeply held values are; and Describe the type of work environment where you can make the greatest contribution Only when you operate with a combination of your strengths and self-knowledge can you achieve true and lasting excellence Managing Oneself identifies the probing questions you need to ask to gain the insights essential for taking charge of your career Peter Drucker was a writer, teacher, and consultant His 34 books have been published in more than 70 languages He founded the Peter F Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, and counseled 13 governments, public services institutions, and major corporations

Eric H (Howard) Kessler
Encyclopedia of Management Theory

In discussing a management topic, scholars, educators, practitioners, and the media often toss out the name of a theorist (Taylor, Simon, Weber) or make a sideways reference to a particular theory (bureaucracy, total quality management, groupthink) and move on, as if assuming their audience possesses the necessary background to appreciate and integrate the reference This is often far from the case Individuals are frequently forced to seek out a hodgepodge of sources varying in quality and presentation to provide an overview of a particular idea This work is designed to serve as a core reference for anyone interested in the essentials of contemporary management theory Drawing together a team of international scholars, it examines the global landscape of the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses to thoughtfully apply them In addition to interpretations of long-established theories, it also offers essays on cutting-edge research as one might find in a handbook And, like an unabridged dictionary, it provides concise, to-the-point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures

Features and Benefits:

Two volumes containing over 280 signed entries provide users with the most authoritative and thorough reference resources available on management theory, both in terms of breadth and depth of coverage
Standardized presentation format, organized into categories based on validity and importance, structures entries so that readers can assess the fundamentals, evolution, and impact of theories
To ease navigation between and among related entries, a Reader’s Guide groups entries thematically and each entry is followed by Cross-References
In the electronic version, the Reader’s Guide combines with the Cross-References and a detailed Index to provide robust search-and-browse capabilities
An appendix with a Chronology of Management Theory allows readers to easily chart directions and trends in thought and theory from early times to the present
An appendix with Central Management Insights allows readers to easily understand, compare, and apply major theoretical messages of the field
Suggestions for Further Reading at the end of each entry guide readers to sources for more detailed research and discussion

Bingxin Wu
New Theory on Leadership Management Science

Summary ‘New Theory on Leadership Management Science’ uses multidisciplinary systems to comprehensively study leadership management

From philosophical, sociological, cultural, historical, management and marketing perspectives, it studies leadership management during the process of combining theory and practice from the beginnings of human consumption, including household consumption and financing, and national macroscopic control and management In terms of methodology, the book follows fundamental philosophical, economic, sociological and management principles The book mainly uses the methods of social statistics, documentary comparison, probability sampling, case studies, interviews and computer analysis, etc Therefore, in terms of both basic theory and methodology, the book is not only an economic work but involves multiple disciplines Key Features Links leadership and management, which are; refers to the transformation of the classical Chinese leadership management school of thought, and advances it as a leading management school of thought; comprehensive and systematic advancement of leadership management practice strategy, including national practice, development strategy, and corporate practice development strategy; proposes that the core of leadership management philosophy is epistemology and methodology; emphasizes that practical philosophy should be the first philosophy in the process of human leadership management; develops a new interpretation of the subjects and objects of leadership management and the quality of leadership management; puts forward new business concepts, new concepts of enterprise management and enterprise management law, and specific strategic management practice elements and methods, which provide a specific and consultative method for combining theory and practice for CEOs and general managers of enterprises (including state-owned firms) The Author Bingxin Wu is the Board Chairman of Sanzhu Group, Beijing Genetic Engineering Research Institute and Beijing Nuozhou Institute of Biology, and the director of Shizhen Institute of Biology He is also an honorable professor at Shandong University, contract researcher for Shandong Academy of Social Sciences and for Oriental Institute and an honorable professor at the Institute of Micro-ecology of Dalian Medical University Moreover, he is the executive member of China Association of Industry and Commerce, vice president of Shandong Jinan municipal Association of Industry and Commerce, master workman of Shandong Private Entrepreneurs Union, vice president the Association of Chinese Professionals, and the deputy director of Chinese Private Scientific and Technological Association and of National Private Technology Entrepreneur Association as well as the standing director of China Chinese Medicine Institute Readership Scholars, practitioners, business executives and government/economic policy makers Contents Concept, principle and characteristics of leadership management science The leadership management environment Qualities of leadership managers The leadership management system and evolution Leadership management science methodology Four stages of development in epistemology Leadership management thought of ancient China Planning leadership in strategy Leadership management and consumer social productivity National macroscopic leadership management innovation Consumption and leadership management innovation Network society and leadership management A new theory on enterprise leadership management Marketing leadership management Business leadership management in China

Rupert Merson
Guide to Managing Growth: Strategies for Turning Success Into Bigger Success

Successful and ambitious organisations recognise the ‘growth imperative’ but are often insufficiently aware of what might threaten continued success Growth means change What worked last year won’t necessarily work next year – an organisation that wants to manage growth successfully will need to change things that aren’t yet broken

Growth, and the change it brings, affects every aspect of the business – people management, marketing, customer and client management, financial management, organisational design, performance management and measurement Growth gives rise to problems for businesses of all size A young business run by its entrepreneurial founders is quite likely not to pay enough attention to the robustness of an organisation’s structure and systems Different divisions in a big business will evolve at different speeds and be at different stages of their evolution, each with their own particular issues to address – plus the need to be satisfactorily reconciled with each other This guide explores the different aspects of growth and outlines strategies and tactics that will enable businesses to address the issues they face and move forward to a bigger and even more successful future

Thomas C Schleifer and Kenneth T Sullivan
Managing the Profitable Construction Business: The Contractor’s Guide to Success and Survival Strategies, 2 edition

Take control of your construction contracting business and manage it through the natural highs and lows of the construction market

Learn from a team of construction business veterans led by Thomas C Schleifer, who is commonly referred to as a construction business “turnaround” expert due to the number of construction companies he has rescued from financial distress His financial acumen, combined with his practical, hands-on experience, has made him a sought-after private consultant His experience and no-nonsense philosophy have truly given him a unique perspective Important topics covered include:

Understanding the primary areas of construction business failure in the next decade
Minimizing business risk with real-world examples
Developing a positive and competent management attitude and strategy

Discover how to maneuver through this complicated and risky industry by using the authors’ research and proven success strategies to sustain and grow your business

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