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Why I keeping buying this book again...
By Alan Le Map - November 8, 2010
I have used this book in its various print editions (7th Ed. right now) since the late 90's both before and after I worked for PDI (PDI's consultants are the brains behind the book).
I work in global leadership development function where I provide it as a learning resource for our executives. I have used this resource in my other roles and in tasks as diverse as executive coaching, building competency models, running development centers, as a consulting psychologist writing development and career guidance reports for executives, when looking for ideas for my own development, and when working with people to help build their individual development plans. In short, a very wide range of contexts.
The common thread for my use of this book has been for development of managers and executives or coachees against a specific a targeted behavior. Its an ideal source of ideas and content.
The competency model in the front pages (the wheel ion p. xvi) is fairly... read more
Best Manager's Book
By Sergio - October 20, 2012
Of all the books I've ever read about this subject, this is the best, because of the simplicity it covers all the important things you should know about Management skills you need to have.
A must-have for any manager
By theOCjeremy - August 18, 2012
I bought this book for my leadership team because of its wealth of useful, practical techniques for becoming an even more effective people leader. This book is simple to use, highly practical and can be used by new and experienced leaders to drive their self development.
This book offers practical advice and guidance on all aspects of the manager's role. Drawing on professional best practice and the examples of international university innovators, it tackles all the ...