An essential guide to the why and how of managing people at work.
Today's managers often find themselves thrust into HR-type situations presenting both challenge and opportunity, often struggling to make the right decisions for the business and for the people involved.
Managing to Manage provides the essential understanding to cope with the core demands of people management, grounding the advice in clear examples and familiar situations. Split into two parts, the book explains the role of the manager and then demonstrates how to fulfil that role, taking a practical, hands-on approach. It's packed with unique key concepts, which guide the manager through essential skills, while forming a quick reference guide for the rest of their careers.
Managing to Manage is a comprehensive, practical guide tackling all challenges of managing people at work.
Evocatively conjures up the basics of organisational structure, recruitment and training.
A handy reference guide that you can keep throughout your career as your business grows.
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Derek Torrington is Emeritus Professor of Management at the University of Manchester and the author of over 50 titles in Human Resources and Management, including the bestselling Human Resource Management, now in its 8th edition.