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To be successful and move ahead in his or her career, a manager must understand how to manage people, including motivating workers and coordinating their activities. This course will explain how the goals, empowerment, measurement system of management can be employed, how organization structures differ, as well as the difficulty of discipline while trying to maintain momentum. This course is based on D. Quinn Mills' book, Principles of Management, a text used at Harvard Business School.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
Understand your own attitudes toward empowering management
Explain how a GEM (goals, empowerment, measurement) approach to managing works in practice
Describe the major organizational structures and the differences between them
Explain the different factors that motivate workers and how a manager can use them to improve employee performance
Discuss the challenges of discipline and how a manager should deal with such situations
Identify the defining characteristics, benefits, and unique challenges of empowered teams
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The Successful Manager: Managing People Online course
  • Course ID:
    197793
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $79