The new manager's all-in-one guide to shine from day one.
As companies re-organise and re-engineer, people are finding themselves tossed into management every day with little to no training or preparation. Literally two books in one, SUDDENLY IN CHARGE provides all of the tools necessary to be successful at managing up and down the line of any organization.
In addition to updates to all chapters, this revised and updated edition features 7 new chapters (3 chapters will be deleted) aligned to modern approaches to management. New topics include: executive presence, working with a coach or mentor, employee retention, creating purpose, the multi-generational workforce and more.
The advice I have received from Roberta over the years regarding leadership matters has been invaluable. It will be great to now have a resource like Suddenly in Charge to access whenever I need it. - Russell Whitaker, Senior Vice President, Broadcast Pix
When it comes to management of people, Roberta sees through all the noise to the heart of the matter. - Mark Spitzer, President, Photonic Glass Corporation
Roberta Matuson s Suddenly in Charge offers compelling lessons for both employees and their bosses Comprehensive in sweep and replete with suggestions, this informative read is relevant for all levels. - David Boyd, professor, Management and Organizational Development Group, College of Business Administration, Northeastern University
Have you just parachuted in for a hard landing in management? Dust yourself off and read Roberta Matuson s spot-on primer for new managers. Matuson offers nuanced advice on how to succeed on all fronts from day one. - John Rossheim, Senior Contributing Writer, Monster
Roberta s knowledge and expertise in HR is amazing! Her advice in dealing with junior and senior level managers and executives is truly exceptional! She is a wonderful person who has been an extraordinary mentor. - Pam Hoey, HR Director, Sentient Jet
I was incredibly fortunate to find Roberta as a mentor right out of college. She completely prepared me to step in and be suddenly in charge in subsequent positions. - Megan Caradonna, Customer Service and Production Manager, Little Sib LLC
When I made the leap into a senior leadership position at a small software company and was suddenly in charge, Roberta's guidance and insight was instrumental. - Rose Eastman, Senior Director, Technical Program Management, Former VP of Operations, Enterprise Knowledge Systems
Not only a practical and effective management training tool, but a comprehensive corporate survival guide. Don t face the jungles of corporate management without this book close at hand. - Andrew Ashley, Vice President, Bank of America