Managing Up

  • by Harvard Business Review
  • Narrated by James Edward Thomas
  • 0 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Your boss plays an important role in your career. So how do you navigate this delicate, significant professional relationship without playing political games or compromising your character?
Managing Up offers concise, expert tips on:

Understanding your manager's priorities and pressures
Setting a positive tone for the relationship
Managing expectations - and egos
Earning trust and respect
About Harvard Business Review's 20-Minute Manager series:
Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with Harvard Business Review's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each audiobook in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic.
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Customer Reviews

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female managers are the best?

outlines essential principles well but most of the case examples involved females. Are they more willing to be transparent and approachable? if there is a gender specific management style, how does one approach this across genders? If it's beyond the scope of this article, perhaps the author could give references.
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- K. Taylor-crawford


It didn't offer any strong strategies for managing up. six words remaining for this review.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2015
  • Publisher: Harvard Business School