The Truth About Managing People

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The Truth: About Managing People . . . and Nothing but the Truth

Stephen P. Robbins, Ph.D.

PEARSON EDUCATION, INC.

“If someone wants to unleash the truth of people management, read this book. Author Robbins addresses the most critical challenges organizations face today in a concise and entertaining way.” — SUBIR CHOWDHURY Executive Vice President, American Supplier Institute Author of the best-selling The Power of Six Sigma and The Talent Era: Achieving a High Return On Talent “Stephen Robbins does it again! A prolific scholar and writer, he cuts through the research and theory to deliver immediately useful and essential insights for the effective management of people. I have never seen anything quite like The Truth. Excellent for all of us who don’t take the time to keep up with leading edge thinking and practice in the field of management.” — ERIC G. STEPHAN, Professor Organizational Leadership & Strategy Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University “This is a clever book. Stephen Robbins has put together a book I wish I had written. It’s a quick reference written for practicing managers, social scientists, and anyone interested in managing people. Robbins’‘best of ’ approach, as well as the reference materials each section draws on, make this book a ‘must have’ for practical, reliable, and valid information on the important leadership/management/people topics of the day.” — RANDALL P WHITE, PH.D. . Principal, The Executive Development Group LLC Co-author, Relax, It’s Only Uncertainty “The wide gap between management practice and behavioral research has finally been bridged. Steve Robbins’ book translates what researchers currently know about managing people into clear and useful prescriptions for effective management. It should be the benchmark for anyone seeking advice on how to manage people.” — THOMAS G. CUMMINGS Professor and Chair of…...

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