6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses by Stephen Kohn

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"This is a wonderful book for managers to read. It is comprehensible, concise and filled with useful wisdom on the human aspects of leadership."

—Mike Wilk, Partner and Practice Leader, Ernst & Young

"The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses provides an excellent training model that a manager can both fully appreciate and easily implement."

—Raymond G. Steitz, V.P. of Global Human Resources, Warner Chilcott Laboratories

People management can be the most rewarding—and frustrating—part of a leader’s job. What aptitudes are valued most in managers and executives? Substantial research and a wealth of shared organizational experience demonstrate that it is a manager’s "people skills" that truly make the difference.

In The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses, co-authors Stephen E. Kohn and Vincent D. O’Connell present an easy-to-read, sensibly presented review of six indispensable human relations practices used by the bosses everyone admires – and likes to work for – the most. With a combined fifty years of experience helping companies resolve "people problems" in the workplace, management coaches and leadership trainers Kohn and O’Connell guide managers through a sensible, incremental model of supervisory "people skills" development.

The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses also provides a means for managers to coach themselves toward goals that they are encouraged to set for themselves, and the end result is not only knowledge gained, but also greater applied supervisory competency. By practicing the strategically conceived exercises, managers can apply the recommended skills to real workplace supervisory challenges.

For the busy manager seeking effective and timely results from leadership development training, this book can become a springboard for solid professional growth and accelerated success in the development of all-important people management skills.

Stephen E. Kohn has twenty-five years of experience as a management coach, counselor and therapist, specializing in the workplace. Kohn practices in White Plains, NY.

Vincent D. O’Connell has twenty-seven years of experience in behavioral sciences and healthcare. He specializes in corporate training, curriculum development, content development and human resources consulting. O’Connell lives and works in Bethlehem, PA.

 

About Stephen Kohn

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Stephen E. Kohn is president of Work & People Solutions, a human resources management and training firm based in White Plains, New York. Kohn has more than 25 years of experience and has served for more than a decade as EVP of coaching firm Paul Sherman and Associates. His corporate clients range from large Fortune 500 firms such as Dupont and Pfizer to professional services firms such as Ernst & Young. Vincent D. O'Connell is a senior partner with Work & People Solutions, leading the consulting firm's training and assessment efforts. He has led training courses nationwide and around the world, including recent programs in France and Malaysia.
 
Published August 21, 2008 by ReadHowYouWant. 308 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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