Analysis Of The Book ' The One Minute Manager '

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Kenneth Blanchard is an American author and a management expert. His book The One Minute Manager, co-authored with Spencer Johnson, has sold over thirteen million copies and has been translated into over thirty languages. He has coauthored over thirty other best-selling books, including Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service (1993), Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness through Situational Leadership (1985), Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization (1997), Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships (2002), Leading at a Higher Level: Blanchard on Leadership, and Creating High Performing Organizations (2006). He has been recognized for his many accomplishments throughout his career.
The National Speakers Association awarded Ken Blanchard with its highest honor, the Council of Peers Award of Excellence. He was inducted into the HRD Hall of Fame by Training Magazine and Lakewood Conferences, and he received the Golden Gavel Award from Toastmasters International. Ken also received the Thought Leadership Award for continued support of work-related learning and performance by ISA, The Association of Learning Providers, (www.kenblanchard.com, 2015). The One Minute Manager is a fictional story and is intended for management professionals.
The One Minute Manager leads the audience through a series of steps toward achieving success in management. The title is used throughout these techniques that the book refers to. There are…
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