Management: The Missing Manualposted by Anna Mar, June 27, 2016
Make no mistake about it — managers are leaders. If they're not, they should be.
Management is about making problems so interesting that people want to solve them. It's about innovation, influence and inspiration.
None of this is easy. Management is a challenging and often stressful profession.
The following guide targets the most common problems managers face. It's a down-to-earth manual for managers that's based on a solid foundation of established practices, strategies and techniques.
Strategy & TechniquesA collection of management principles, styles, techniques and strategies.
|Strategy||30+ Management Strategies
Beyond the management fads, some actionable techniques.
|Principles||The Toyota Way
The 14 management principles of Japan's biggest firm.
How principles can drive management results.
Examples Of The 80/20 Rule
80% of success is showing up.
|Styles||Management Style Guide
The stylish guide to management style.
Management Style List
The 25 styles of management.
A series of posts on management leadership.
What innovation management really means.
The administrative style of management.
Command and Control
Military style management.
21 Types of Management
The many faces of management.
|Human Resources||Corporate Culture
82 examples of corporate culture.
Create heroes in every profession.
|Project Management||Project Management Checklist
Simplified project management — 81 step project management checklist.
Project Management vs Program Management
The difference explained.
Reasons Project Fail
The 64 reasons that IT projects fail.
|Change Management||Change Management Guide
A guide to managing change at the organizational, program, project or team level.
Why Resist Change?
Why people resist organizational change.
Change Management Principles
The 22 change management principles.
|Risk Management||What's Risk Management?
What risk management really means.
List of Business Risks
The 65 types of business risk.
List of Project Risks
130 examples of project risk.
|Knowledge Management||Knowledge Management Guide
A guide to setting up and running a knowledge management practice.
Principles of Knowledge Management (List)
The 14 principles of knowledge management.
How to Measure the Quality of Knowledge
The 31 knowledge quality measurements.
Why Knowledge Management?
Why knowledge management is important.
Knowledge Management Process
A knowledge management process that can be applied to any business.
|Process||Management by Objectives (MBO)
A brief history of MBO grief.
|Standards & Best Practices||Making Sense of ISO Standards
An overview of ISO standards that are of interest to managers.
Why SMART objectives are dumb.
13 ways managers lose control.
Management CareersA number of tools to help you get your next management position including a list of interview questions and answers.
|Skills||A skills inventory that can be used to build your resume, training plan or performance evaluations.
Management Skills (110 Skills)
Project Management (125 Skills)
Change Management (40 Skills)
MBA (110 Skills)
Executive Leadership (111 Skills)
Leadership (59 Skills)
Public Speaking (89 Skills)
Presentations (22 Skills)
Emotional Intelligence (42 Skills)
Interpersonal (80 Skills)
Communication (90 Skills)
Visual Communication (83 Skills)
Negotiation (103 Skills)
|Interviews||Management Interview Questions (106 Questions)
IT Manager (102 Questions)
Project Manager (120 Questions)
Program Manager (97 Questions)
Change Management (50 Questions)
Leadership (101 questions)
Negotiation Skills (97 Questions)
Communication Skills (70 questions)
Time Management (50 questions)
Answers to Sticky Questions
Answers to Oddball Questions
Answers to Open-Ended Questions
Answers to Close-Ended Questions
Ideas and opinion for management.|
For most businesses, risk management is no more complex than any other management discipline. The following process is often enough.|
In a knowledge-driven organization command and control techniques are considered counterproductive.|
Corporate culture is your style of management. It's your values, strategy, work environment, political landscape, norms, systems, beliefs, symbols and habits.|