Success with Simplicity : take management back to basics

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Success with Simplicity : take management back to basics

19.95

Whatever happened to Management? Despite over 100 years of practice, relentless research and a proliferation of productivity tools, a very large number of managers are finding their role more punishing than ever. Many are giving up the challenge altogether.

In Success with Simplicity, David Brewster strips management back to basics. Written in a fast-paced and highly readable style, this book will test your preconceptions of management and offer you a refreshing perspective.

Addressing the diverse responsibilities of management, including customer serviceproductivitycommunicationdecision making and many more, David Brewster offers you a unique insight in to how working with simplicity can help you succeed as a manager.

From the introduction

"When preparing for a recent business trip, it struck me that I was spending more time making sure I had a full set of batteries and power cords than making sure I had enough clothes! But as I arrived at the airport without a paper ticket to lose or forget, it struck me that all is not lost in the pursuit of simplicity.

Simplicity. A beautiful word. A word which, by its mention alone, creates a sense of relief in this increasingly complex world. Simplicity is a value most would agree is something worth striving for. But so often it seems all to hard - if indeed we have time to think about it at all.

And that's where the problem starts. For simplicity doesn't just 'happen'. In fact without conscious effort the opposite – increased complexity - is almost certain to happen...."

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