All managers, whether brand-new to their positions or well established in the corporate hierarchy, can use a little "brushing up" now and then. The skills-based Briefcase Books series is filled with ideas and strategies to help managers become more capable, efficient, effective, and valuable to their corporations.
In today's fast-changing, uncertain business environment, effective management is more difficult than ever. The Manager's Survival Guide is the first hands-on, broad-brush guidebook for handling difficult management situations with skill, diplomacy, and success. Keying on techniques for recognizing and dealing with problems quickly -- or even before they begin -- it explains how to set priorities, interface with both upper management and employees, implement process management, and more.