Posts about Management

General Management, Session 6

Tricky Situations. As a capstone to the course, we will tackle a diverse bundle of tricky management situations that are drawn from real life. »

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General Management, Session 5

Executive Communication. Your ability to manage depends on your ability to communicate. Whether writing, storytelling, or speaking, great general managers communicate the right content »

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General Management, Session 4

Organization Design. Whether you are a traditionalist or a progressive, creating an organization requires dividing responsibility and work among group members. In this session, »

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General Management, Session 3

Engineers and Artists. Values, ambitions, thoughts, and beliefs vary significantly among people you work with. Understanding how their brains work helps you and your »

Management, Courses

General Management, Session 2

Setting Objectives and Measuring Performance. Whether you are a CEO or a “micro-CEO” — to borrow Grove’s phrasing — setting goals for yourself and your »

Management, Courses

General Management, Session 1

Defining Management Using historical documents and some first-hand accounts from managers, we will try to agree on a definition of “management.” In this session, »

Management, Courses

Turn the Ship Around! (L. David Marquet)

Turn the Ship Around! is the true story of how the USS Santa Fe skyrocketed from worst to first in the fleet by challenging »

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High Output Management (Andy Grove)

This is a user-friendly guide to the art and science of management from Andrew S. Grove, the president of America's leading manufacturer of computer »

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The Score Takes Care of Itself (Bill Walsh)

Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise »

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The Hard Thing About Hard Things (Ben Horowitz)

Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley's most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a »

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