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The One Minute Manager

Ph.D. Kenneth Blanchard & M.D. Spencer Johnson
Category: Book Reviews
Subcategory: Leadership
Price: $14.95
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The One Minute Manager is a simple approach to leadership and 1st line supervision. The One Minute Manager introduces readers to the three techniques of one-minute management - clear goal setting, one-minute praisings and one-minute reprimands.

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    sbc1032, Wed, 02 Apr 2008 11:48:25 UTC.
    1st review

    I read this book as part of my curriculum for 1st Line Supervisor. It reads well, due to the story line and its review methods after each technique. It runs 106 pages in the soft back, so its a quick read. The techniques work wonders!

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    gerpet1964, Sat, 26 Apr 2008 08:34:34 UTC.

    This book has really helped me with my FTO Duties. I enjoyed reading it and learning from the material.

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    Nightstalker28, Wed, 21 May 2008 03:25:46 UTC.

    This book really has helped me with my FTO duties as far as managing a recruit in a positive light. It has also gave me a response to help someone through a negative to a positive. Plus it is an easy read!

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    vsp305, Tue, 01 Jul 2008 15:35:27 UTC.

    I thought this book was very well written and informative. I kept a copy of it in my desk drawer at work for the 20 years I was a supervisor.

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    texasheart, Wed, 18 Mar 2009 23:11:19 UTC.

    Excellent source for emerging leaders.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 13 May 2009 23:10:00 UTC.

    An excellent book. Don't just read this one, check out the others in the series. All are helpful not just for managers but for non-supervisor cops who "manage" people and cases all of the time.

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    RustyKeeble, Wed, 20 May 2009 19:09:21 UTC.

    Good book to read if you plan on going for a promotion.

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