Do your group projects take longer than expected? Do you and your team get frustrated because no one seems to be cooperating? If you’re having a tough time getting results from your staff, you may want to check out David E. Rye’s 1,001 Ways to Inspire.
Rye outlines four different personality types to explain how communication problems can arise in group settings. Chapter 1 offers a simple test to determine one’s natural personality type. A description of respective strengths and weaknesses helps to determine specific management strategies needed to bring out the best in every employee.
The book illustrates nearly 100 problematic situations — from acquitions and layoffs to office gossip and tardiness — and offers solutions for each one. There are also sections an motivating yourself, colleagues — even the boss. Whether you’re a manager or an assistant, a customer or a competitor, Rye offers some inspiring advice that can help improve your professional relationships.
1,001 Ways to Inspire: Your Organization, Your Team and Yourself by David E. Rye, Career Press, $15.99. To order, call BooksNow! At 800-Books-Now or visit www.Books Now.com/BlackEnterprise