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The Manager's Answer Book by Cornelia Gamlem, Barbara Mitchell

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You're a New Manager, Now What?

CONGRATULATIONS! THIS IS an exciting time in your career, but you probably have a lot of questions and not a lot of answers as you take on new responsibilities. Here's a tip as you get started: You've hopefully had a couple of good managers in your career, so think about what they did that worked for you and use that insight to guide you along with the answers in this section.

Question: My predecessor was a manager who was held in high esteem by everyone—her staff, her peers, and the leadership. I certainly don't want to alienate the employees, but I'm not her and will likely have a different style. Any advice ...

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