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HBR guide to being a great boss

"Are you a good boss--or a great one? Good bosses can handle the day-to-day work of running a team. Great bosses go beyond that, finding ways to help employees become better versions of themselves as people and professionals. But as a manager, how do you reach that next level? The "HBR Guide to Being a Great Boss" contains practical tips and advice to help you become a more well-rounded leader, one who sparks creativity, engagement, collaboration, and growth in your team."
Boston, Massachusetts : Harvard Business Review Press, [2021]©2021
xiii, 244 pages ; 23 cm.
"Build trust, stay connected, help your team shine"--Front cover.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Section 1. What being a great boss means. What great managers do ; Managing authenticity : the paradox of great leadership ; Are you a good boss--or a great one? -- Section 2. Build trust and listen. Do you really trust your team? ; Open up to your team--without oversharing ; High-performing teams need psychological safety ; How to handle a disagreement on your team ; What great listeners actually do -- Section 3. Give feedback and motivate. Give your team more-effective positive feedback ; The right way to hold people accountable ; You can't be a great manager if you're not a good coah ; Four reasons good employees lose their motivation ; Get honest, productive feedback -- Section 4. Manage everyone effectively. How to retain and engage your B players ; Managing your star employee ; Helping an underperformer ; How to manage someone you don't like -- Section 5. Help all employees thrive. Get over your fear of talking about diversity ; How th ebest bosses interrupt bias on their teams ; Managing a hybrid workforce ; Built trust on your cross-cultural team -- Section 6. Build resiliency and support mental health. Your employees want to feel the purpose in their jobs ; Help your team bounce back from failure ; Managing an employee who's having a personal crisis ; Reduce the stigma of mental health at work ; Make work less stressful and more engaging.
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