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Do you have the skills to be an even better manager?

how-to-be-an-even-better-manager-with-borders.jpgThe 10th edition of Michael Armstrong's best-selling handbook, How to be an Even Better Manager, provides in-depth coverage and practical guidance on improving the three crucial areas of management: managing people, managing activities and processes, and managing yourself.

From engaging your team, handling conflict and raising your confidence levels, to improving your financial management and business plans, you will be guided across all the key areas of management with constant applicability to real life situations. How to be an Even Better Manager provides sound guidelines that will help you to boost your management ability, supercharge your team's performance and achieve process excellence.

If you are a current manager, or aspiring to a management position, this is your invaluable guide to the skills and techniques you need to succeed. With an emphasis on trouble-shooting and problem solving, you will be able to turn to this book again and again for support and advice as you travel through your management journey.

How to be an Even Better Manager has sold over 170,000 copies worldwide and been translated into 17 languages. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include all the most pressing skills needed by modern managers. It also includes brand new chapters on handling difficult conversations, promoting a learning culture, handling discipline and under performance issues, leading teams successfully and treating people right.

Giving advanced praise for the book, Business Executive said How to be an Even Better Manager is a “A practical and straightforward guide to successful management, written with the benefit of over 30 years of experience”. Business Franchise also commentedthat “Those with managerial responsibilities will find this a useful guide to keep on their shelves and dip into for background material and guidance on a range of business topics.”

About the author: Michael Armstrongis the UK's bestselling author of Human Resource Management books including Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice and several other titles published by Kogan Page. With over a million copies sold, his books have been translated into twenty-one languages. He is managing partner of E-Reward as well as an independent management consultant. Prior to this he was a chief examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and an HR director of a publishing company.

About Kogan Page: Kogan Page is the leading independent global publisher of specialist professional books and content with over 900 titles in print. Its authors come from some of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions, international commercial organisations or professional associations in Leadership, Management, Marketing, Branding, Human Resources, Coaching, Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Careers. Follow @KoganPage for information about new books and business insights from author experts.

For a digital or printed review copy, a by-lined article, extract or to arrange an interview with the author, please contact Philippa Artus: partus@koganpage.com or +44 (0)20 7843 1939 

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