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What do Managers do? - Understanding Organisations

This is a free textbook offered by BookBoon. 'What do managers do? This seemingly simple question raises several more of its own: what is the role of a manager within an organization, what are key management skills and responsibilities, and how have management practices and strategies changed over the years? These questions and more are addressed in What Do Managers Do? an accessible but humorous e-book which can be downloaded here for free. What Do Managers Do? takes decades of academic research and organizational theory and distills some of the most useful aspects for those new to leadership and management roles. Readers are introduced to notable “managers” throughout history--from Machiavelli to Ernest Shackleton--as well as businessmen, academics, and consultants who have developed... Show More
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