The Basics of Management
By F. John Reh, About.com Guide
- Becoming A Manager
- Management 101
- What Managers Need To Do
- What Managers Need To Know
- Tips, Glossary, FAQ
Becoming A Manager
Whether you are just wondering whether a management career is for you or have made a decision to try it, this section helps you understand what managers do, and how to get the knowledge and skill needed to land that first management job.
Here is a basic look at management, a primer. Management is both art and science. It is the art of making people more effective than they would have been without you. The science is in how you do that. There are four basic pillars: plan, organize, direct, and monitor.
What Managers Need To Do
There are many things you must do as a manager. This section will guide you through what those things are and how to do them.
What Managers Need To Know
As a manager you will be expected to know many things. Keeping current and developing your skills will be an ongoing task. This section highlights some of the basic things you need to know.
- Dealing With Difficult Employees
- Job Interview Questions to Ask
- Communication Skills
- Managing Costs and Money
Tips, Glossary, FAQ
This section contains Management Tips, a Glossary of Business Management terms, and other quick tools to help you as a manager.