In most organizations, middle managers are in the best position to positively impact business results. Yet, for most of these uniquely talented business professionals, this opportunity is lost. ""The High Impact Middle Manager"" offers a powerful set of practices that will transform these key organizational players from task and crisis managers to strategic business partners. From understanding their true organizational role, to planning and demonstrating business results, to improving time and project management techniques, to optimizing performance and leadership capability, this book provides all the tools, direction, and encouragement needed for a life changing journey to change and career success.
Whether you're a middle manager yourself, or a human resources or training professional who can help them, The High-Impact Middle Manager shows how to become a "high-impact" middle managerone who makes substantial quantitative and qualitative contributions to the organization without that frenzied hamster-on-a-wheel work style. You'll find a powerful set of practices to help you reach your full potential, including: *Tools for demonstrating business results*Instructions for managing time and projects*Tips for optimizing work performance, and*A practical implementation roadmap. This book is structured as a progressive learning journey, but you can also use it as a field guide to improve current practices. You can transform yourself into an effective professional who can connect all activities to both your company's strategy and your own personal career goals. Look for the sister book, High-Impact Middle Management, which is designed to address the unique needs of public sector managers.