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The Effective Manager

The Effective Manager

SKU: 2249
Authors: Sarah Cook
Publishers: IT Governance Publishing
Format: PDF
ISBN13: 9781905356898
Pages: 108
Published: 24 Feb 2009
Availability: Always Available
Format: ePub
ISBN13: 9781849281119
Pages: 114
Published: 24 Feb 2009
Availability: In stock

The Effective Manager is intended to provide IT managers with practical advice and tips on how to become an effective manager. Comes as part of the new soft skills series.

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Price: $24.99


This series of books aims to provide practical guidance on a range of soft skills areas for those in IT. They may also be used to good effect by others, including those who deal with IT professionals, in order to facilitate more effective and co-operative working practices.

The Effective Manager is intended to provide IT managers with practical advice and tips on how to become an effective manager.

Help develop your management skills

Whether you are new to management or have been a manager for some time, management is a skill that can be learned and developed in order to gain the trust and respect of your team members and to achieve team and organizational goals.

This book will help you develop your management skills. It is designed to assist you in understanding the characteristics of a high-performance manager, to help you assess where your strengths and development areas lie as a manager, and to create a plan of action for realizing your management potential.

About the author

Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook is the Managing Director of the Stairway Consultancy Ltd. She has 20 years’ consulting experience specialising in team building, leadership and change. Prior to this, Sarah worked for Unilever and as Head of Customer Care for a retail marketing consultancy.

As well as having practical experience of helping to create high-performing teams across the globe, Sarah is a business author and has written widely on the topic of team building, leadership, management development and coaching. She also speaks regularly at conferences and seminars on these topics.

Sarah is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Chartered Marketeer. She has an MA from Cambridge University and an MBA. Sarah is an accredited user of a wide range of psychometric and team diagnostic tools. She may be contacted via

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