Book Review: The New One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide.
The New One Minute Manager is an updated version of Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson’s bestselling book The One Minute Manager. It tells the story of a young man who is searching in vain for the ideal manager, until he comes across a man known as the “One Minute Manager”, who has managed to strike the perfect balance between encouragement, constructive criticism, guidance and independence. The original version of the book has sold over 15 million copies worldwide to date and been translated into numerous languages; The New One Minute Manager takes into account the impact of globalisation and new technologies, resulting in a text that anyone can use to navigate the challenges of management in an increasingly complex business world.
This book review and analysis is perfect for:
• New managers looking for guidance as they lead their first team
• Seasoned leaders who want a quick refresher of key points
• Students of management and leadership
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