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ARE YOUR WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WORKING AGAINST YOU?
To achieve your goals and get ahead, you need to rally people behind you and your ideas. But how do you do that when you lack formal authority? Or when you have a boss who gets in your way? Or when youre juggling others needs at the expense of your own?
By managing up, down, and across the organization. Your success depends on it, whether youre a young professional or an experienced leader.
The HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across will help you:
Advance your agendaand your careerwith smarter networking
Build relationships that bring targets and deadlines within reach
Persuade decision makers to champion your initiatives
Collaborate more effectively with colleagues
Deal with new, challenging, or incompetent bosses
Navigate office politics
How-to Essentials from Harvard Business Review
We all wish we could sharpen key management skillslike writing more effective emails or proposals, focusing to-do lists on what really matters, giving more persuasive presentations, or dealing with a boss who makes you want to scream. But who has the time? The HBR Guides can help.
Packed with concise, practical tips from leading expertsand examples that make them easy to applythe HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges. Arm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, from the most trusted brand in business. Coming fall 2012.
HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by writing expert Bryan A. Garner: Learn how to write clear, persuasive business documentsfrom e-mails to proposals to reportsthat get results.
HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations, by presentations expert Nancy Duarte: Learn how to engage your audience, sell your ideas, and motivate people to act on them.
HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers: Learn how to speak the language of finance so you can make smarter management decisionsand advance your career.
HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done: Learn how to prioritize your tasks, manage your time, and stay focused on what really matters.
HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across: Learn how to build stronger relationshipsand partner more effectivelywith your boss and your colleagues.
HBR Guide to Project Management: Learn how to set clear project goals, map out critical tasks, and keep the team humming so you can deliver the goods on time and on budget.