Management 101: From Hiring and Firing to Imparting New Skills, an Essential Guide to Management Strategies (Adams 101)


A crash course in managing productive, successful, and happy employees!

Effective employee management is imperative to a business’ success, but all too often management books turn the important details of best practices into tedious reading that would put even a CEO to sleep. Management 101 cuts out the boring explanations of management policies, and instead provides hand-on lessons that keep you engaged as you learn how to manage productive, happy employees. From hiring and firing to delegating and coaching, this primer is packed with hundreds of entertaining tidbits and concepts that you won’t be able to get anywhere else. So whether you’re a business owner, a middle-manager with many direct reports, or an entry-level employee learning to supervise interns, Management 101 has all the answers–even the ones you didn’t know you were looking for.

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Algis Budrys This volume presents ten examples of Algis Budrys' shorter fiction highlighting his writing from the middle to late 1950s. These stories include famous ones such as "The End of Summer," "The Burning World," "Silent Brother," and "The Executioner" as well as lesser known gems such as "Contact Between Equals," "Never Meet Again," and "Go and Behold Them." Budrys' European upbringing gives his stories a viewpoint not often seen in those of American or British SF writers. A bibliography of Budrys' fiction, non-fiction books, and selected non-fiction articles is included. For MORE INFO please click here!