• 6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses

    Author(s): Stephen E. Kohn, Vincent D. O'connell
    Date:   2005-09-30
    Pages: 222 p
    Size:  1.12  Mb
    Format:  PDF
    Language: English




    "This is a wonderful book for managers to read. It is comprehensible, concise and filled with useful wisdom on the human aspects of leadership." —Mike Wilk, Partner and Practice Leader, Ernst & Young
    "The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses provides an excellent training model that a manager can both fully appreciate and easily implement."
    —Raymond G. Steitz, V.P. of Global Human Resources, Warner Chilcott Laboratories
    People management can be the most rewarding—and frustrating—part of a leader’s job. What aptitudes are valued most in managers and executives? Substantial research and a wealth of shared organizational experience demonstrate that it is a manager’s "people skills" that truly make the difference.
    In The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses, co-authors Stephen E. Kohn and Vincent D. O’Connell present an easy-to-read, sensibly presented review of six indispensable human relations practices used by the bosses everyone admires – and likes to work for – the most. With a combined fifty years of experience helping companies resolve "people problems" in the workplace, management coaches and leadership trainers Kohn and O’Connell guide managers through a sensible, incremental model of supervisory "people skills" development.
    The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses also provides a means for managers to coach themselves toward goals that they are encouraged to set for themselves, and the end result is not only knowledge gained, but also greater applied supervisory competency. By practicing the strategically conceived exercises, managers can apply the recommended skills to real workplace supervisory challenges.
    For the busy manager seeking effective and timely results from leadership development training, this book can become a springboard for solid professional growth and accelerated success in the development of all-important people management skills.
    Stephen E. Kohn has twenty-five years of experience as a management coach, counselor and therapist, specializing in the workplace. Kohn practices in White Plains, NY.
    Vincent D. O’Connell has twenty-seven years of experience in behavioral sciences and healthcare. He specializes in corporate training, curriculum development, content development and human resources consulting. O’Connell lives and works in Bethlehem, PA.

    About the Author

    STEPHEN E. KOHN is one of the most respected and experienced executive coaches in the country, having worked in this role with senior management clients for more than 16 years. Formerly an executive vice president at Paul Sherman Associates - one of the pioneering firms practicing executive coaching and performance consulting - Mr. Kohn now leads his own firm, Work People Solutions, based in White Plains, New York. His clients range from large global organizations (including Ernst Young, Dupont, and Roche) to small advertising agencies. Mr. O'Connell received his undergraduate degree in English from Brown University and his graduate-level education from Cornell University in Human Resources Management. He co-authored, with Stephen E. Kohn, The People Management Formula. In addition, he published a novel, Movement Off the Dime, and he is working on his second work of fiction. He currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland. VINCENT D. O'CONNELL is a Senior Partner with Work & People Solutions, where he leads the firms assessment and research services, curriculum development, training, and communications functions. He has more than years of experience in human resources consulting, management and corporate communications. Early in his career, he led a growing Employee Assistance Program in mid-western Connecticut, before starting a 10-year career at the Department Head level, managing marketing operations within hospital and managed care systems. Since 1996, he has been a consultant and trainer for a range of clients and industries from healthcare to pharmaceuticals to professional services firms. In addition to his current position with Work People Solutions, Mr. O'Connell has been a consultant with the Hay Group.

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