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eText: 
ISBN-10 0133090450ISBN-13 9780133090451
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-13-309044-2ISBN-13 978-0-13-309044-4
Author(s): Stephen P. Robbins
Publisher: FT Press
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 240
Description

Each book in the bestselling Truth About series offers the author's practical and distilled knowledge on a particular business topic, showing readers how to apply these principles in their daily work lives. With an 'aha' on every page, information is presented in a clear and accessible style that the reader can easily reference. Written in short chapters, each book cover an entire field of knowledge that applies practical experience to business theory, cuts to the gist of each subject in an entertaining way, and deconstructs commonly held assumptions to reveal the real truth behind challenges and their appropriate solutions.

In the Third Edition of the bestselling book, The Truth About Managing People, bestselling author Stephen Robbins shares even more proven principles for handling virtually every management challenge. Robbins delivers 61 real solutions for the make-or-break problems faced by every manager. Readers will learn how to overcome the true obstacles to teamwork; why too much communication can be as dangerous as too little; how to improve your hiring and employee evaluations; how to heal "layoff survivor sickness"; how to manage a diverse culture; and ways to lead effectively in a digital world. New truths include: how to nurture friendly employees, forget about age stereotypes, first impressions count, be a good citizen, techniques for managing a diverse age group, and ethical leadership among others.

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