AMA Business Boot Camp
Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career
Author: Edward Reilly
Pub Date: December 2012
Print Edition: $25.00
Print ISBN: 9780814420010
Page Count: 240
e-Book ISBN: 9780814431658
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Tracing its roots back to 1913, the American Management Association has provided thousands of companies with the training their people need. From small shops to most of the Fortune 500 firms, the AMA supplies a wide range of competitive business skills—everything from management and leadership to project management and strategy. In order to keep pace and survive in today’s workplace, you need to manage effectively, think critically, solve problems, innovate, collaborate, and communicate more powerfully at every level within your organization...in short, to master the essential competencies that make up AMA’s curriculum.
Based on the collective wisdom of the world’s preeminent corporate training organization, AMA Business Boot Camp assembles the most critical, “must-have” proficiencies you need to meet all business challenges head-on. This authortative guidebook serves as a comprehensive introduction or refresher to the wide variety of capabilities displayed by the most exceptional managers and leaders. From motivational techniques to strategic thinking, communication to hiring and firing, this book covers the core business fundamentals you must develop to thrive in any organization, including:
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills vital to your ability to make decisions and take action as appropriate.
Methods of effective communication that will allow you to synthesize and transmit your ideas, both in written and oral formats.
Collaboration and team-building strategies that enable you to work effectively with others, including those from diverse groups and with opposing points of view.
Creativity and innovation techniques that will help you “see what’s not there” and make great things happen.
When you have the proper leadership and management training, the sky is the limit for you and your company. By acquiring the critical abilities you need to thrive in any workplace setting, you enable yourself to lead successful teams, achieve astounding success with every project, have a positive effect on colleagues above and below you, and enhance the productivity and value of your organization.
Collecting in one handy volume the most powerful wisdom offered by the most respected provider of leadership education for the past century, AMA Business Boot Camp provides you with a clear path that will take you to new heights of career success.
EDWARD T. REILLY is the President and Chief Executive Officer of American Management Association, International. Prior to joining AMA, he was President and CEO of Big Flower Holdings, Inc. (now Vertis, Inc.), a leading provider of integrated marketing and advertising services. Previously, he spent over 25 years with the broadcast and book publishing groups of The McGraw-Hill Companies, where he ultimately served as President of The McGraw-Hill Broadcasting Company.
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