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How to Manage People

How to Manage People

Michael Armstrong

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Get crucial advice on how to boost performance, deal with difficult people and maintain a successful team.

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About the book

From Michael Armstrong, HR expert and best-selling author, comes this new edition of the business staple, How to Manage People. Providing valuable insight into the functions and skills required to be an effective manager, this is your one-stop guide to people management. From how to manage teams to successful recruitment, it will help you get the best from your staff through motivation, reward and leadership. With three brand new chapters on managing virtual teams, enhancing employee engagement and managing conflict, it is full of easily applicable advice as well as practical tools and checklists. Essential reading for anyone who wants to get the best from their teams, How to Manage People distills the essence of good management into one handy book.

The creating success series of books...

With over one million copies sold, the hugely popular Creating Success series covers a wide variety of topics and is written by an expert team of internationally best-selling authors and business experts. This indispensable business skills collection is packed with new features, practical content and inspiring guidance for readers across all stages of their careers.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 1: Managing people - what managers do
    • Chapter - 2: Treat people right
    • Chapter - 3: Leadership
    • Chapter - 4: Motivating people
    • Chapter - 5: Enhancing engagement
    • Chapter - 6: Organizing people
    • Chapter - 7: Team building
    • Chapter - 8: Delegation
    • Chapter - 9: Defining work
    • Chapter - 10: Performance management
    • Chapter - 11: Selection interviewing
    • Chapter - 12: Helping people to learn and develop
    • Chapter - 13: Rewarding people
    • Chapter - 14: Managing change
    • Chapter - 15: Managing conflict
    • Chapter - 16: Handling people problems


A practical book from bestselling author Michael Armstrong. A distillation of all his knowledge and experience, it provides advice to managers and team leaders on how to manage people in their teams - getting the best results from them and dealing with any people problems that may arise.

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749475673
  • Edition: 3
  • Published: 3rd July 2016
  • Paperback
  • Format: 218x138
  • 160 pages
  • Series: Creating Success

About the Author

Michael Armstrong is 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.

Michael Armstrong