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Why Can"t We Get Anything Done Around Here?

The Smart Manager"s Guide to Executing the Work That Delivers Results

by R. E. Lefton

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Published by McGraw-Hill .
Written in English


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Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL7300283M
ISBN 100071430067
ISBN 109780071430067
OCLC/WorldCa52980614


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Apply the tool that has. Stanford B-school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer has a question: If we’re so smart, why can’t we get anything done. Here are 16 rules to help you make things happen in your organization.

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Why Can’t We Get Anything Done Around Here. by Robert Lefton and Jerome T. Loeb Many managers are promoted on the basis of their technical achievements, then fail to receive training around managing people. This book is a great resource for those individuals.

In very clear, concrete terms, it lays out some easy-to-follow guidelines for assigning work to others and managing their efforts. Interruptions and distractions are the #1 reason why we can’t get anything done in the office.

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