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Becoming a Successful Manager, Second Edition by J. Robert Parkinson

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PART IIIBuilding on Your Foundation

Creating a solid departmental foundation is a good start toward fulfilling your responsibilities as a professional manager. But it is only a start. Now that you have learned how to lay the groundwork for a positive, productive department consisting of staff members who are engaged, eager to take risks, and work well together, you need to learn how to successfully build on that foundation.

In this part, you will learn how to hire “value-adding” people to your department. Your department’s effectiveness depends on the quality of the people who compose it. With sound preparation and practice, you can recruit personnel who are ready, willing, and able to help drive your department to new levels of achievement. ...

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