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The Top 50 Management Dilemmas: Fast solutions to everyday challenges

The Top 50 Management Dilemmas:   Fast solutions to everyday challenges

  • Sona Sherratt
  • Author: Sona Sherratt
    • ISBN:9789332540972
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332540977
    • Price:Rs. 469.00
    • Pages:256
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available

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    The Top 50 Management Dilemmas provides help on the most common hurdles that managers face.  It will help you understand every situation better so you know exactly what to do, fast.

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    1.  Challenges with individuals

    Low motivation

    Lack of confidence

    Constantly rejects feedback

    Lack of competence

    Unethical behaviour

    Unobserved but reported disrespectful behaviour

    High performers who are high maintenance

    Personal turmoil

    Difficult and delicate conversations

    Delegation and letting go

    Dominant people

    Passionate or stubborn people


    2.  Challenges with teams

    An under-performing team

    Lack of trust

    Fear of allowing conflict in a team

    A team that avoids accountability

    Preferential treatment

    Silo mentality

    Managing a virtual team

    Meetings that stagnate

    Meetings that derail


    3.  Challenges with externals

    Their unrealistic expectations

    Elusive or unresponsive behaviour

    Patronising or arrogant styles

    Constantly changing goalposts

    Company merger or acquisition

    4.  Challenges around conflict

    Individuals who avoid conflict

    People who don't show emotion

    Emotional people

    Competitive behaviour

    Passive-aggressive behaviour

    5.  Challenges around change

    Covert resistance to change

    Overt resistance to change


    People who are too comfortable

    Maintaining the team's high-energy change culture

    6.  Challenges around power, politics and influence

    Limited access to stakeholders

    Building your personal brand

    Getting a decision

    Organisational politics

    Managing up or across

    Being micro-managed

    Someone who is holding you back


    7.  Challenges for yourself

    Receiving difficult feedback

    Situations where you don't know the answer

    Dealing with your own mistakes and poor decisions

    Feeling under-equipped

    The loneliness of management

    Having your authority or ability questioned

    Asking for a raise or promotion


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