Practical Manager

This prize will be awarded to the entry that, in the opinion of the judges, offers the best practical insights or guidance to help practising managers in their work or professional development.

 

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Mastering the Art of Negotiation

You are negotiating every day, whether it’s with business partners, colleagues, in the community or at home. The challenge isn’t to get as much for yourself as you can at the other’s expense. It’s in the art of searching together for possibilities that serve as many interests as possible. The premise of this book is that it’s both possible and necessary to create value together, distribute the consequences fairly,

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The Seven Laws of Guaranteed Growth

Businesses are on the lookout for the one methodology that singlehandedly helps to achieve their goals, and definitively address issues such as “what needs to done” and “which activities to avoid”. With BITSING, a scientifically proven methodology, you are able to predict results by using facts in order to be 100% certain of achieving goals. This book enables factual insight into (positive) financial returns, 

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The Melting Point

The Melting Point of the title refers to a critical psychological threshold that all of us face when under massive stress and pressure the point at which we cannot control our thinking, emotions, and behaviors in an impactful way anymore. We start to internally derail, show dysfunctional behaviors, and perhaps even walk away.

Dr. Marcolli discusses how leaders can achieve sustainable top performance 

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Work Stress and Coping

In Work Stress and Coping the authors provide an historical account of workplace stress, taking a broad approach by integrating the macro forces impacting the micro, and highlighting what the research in the field tells us about the changing nature of work so that individuals and organisations can create more liveable working environments.

With an emphasis on the growing influence of globalization, the book explores the forces of change 

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Saving Social Care

Recruiting and retaining a caring workforce to keep pace with the needs of an ageing society is one of the greatest challenges we face. At the same time, traditional methods of finding suitable care staff are delivering diminishing returns. We urgently need new ways of finding and keeping the compassionate and loyal care workers of tomorrow.