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Whether you are building your career as a manager by taking professional qualifications or you simply want to enhance your management skills this Instant Manager title, based on one of the six national occupational standards for managers, is exactly what you need! Including a fascinating interview with Andy Green, CEO of Logica and former head of BT Global Services, this is an inexpensive, concise but above all authoritative guide to getting results. Based on ten key questions, each chapter ends with a summary and action checklist to crystallise what you have learnt. The portable format allows you to carry the book wherever you go and to fit learning and development into your busy work life.

Instant Manager: Managing Yourself provides a readable and practical introduction to the subject, including:

What personal resources do you need to do your job?; How can you fill any gaps in your current skills?; What do you need to do to develop yourself professionally?; How can you make the best use of your time?; How does your work role fit into your organisation?; What are your personal values and how do they affect your career?; What is important to you? How can you develop your personal networks?

Backed by the authority of the Chartered Management Institute, this is an essential addition to the manager’s library.