There are multiple aspects to being an effective manager, but the bottom line is: you will be responsible for overseeing and supervising a company’s activities and employees. Besides thoroughly understanding the business, you also have to be a motivator, a leader. Given all that, I still feel like being a manager is possibly the best job in the world, and the most complex.
There are thousands of books about management but what follows are those that have withstood the test of time. So, whether you are a manager or hope to be one, these books will help you move towards that goal.
A cautionary note: the publishing dates given are the original date of publication (unless noted). Most of these books are so good they’ve undergone multiple updates.
we start this week by quoting the book ranked at rank 50and which is :
50. ON BECOMING A LEADER
By Warren G. Bennis (Basic Books, 1989)
Deemed the dean of leadership gurus by Forbes magazine, Warren Bennis has for years persuasively argued that leaders are not born they are made. Delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it, his classic work On Becoming a Leader has served as a source of essential insight for countless readers.
In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever. Featuring a provocative new introduction.
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