How to Become a Great Boss The Rules for Getting and Keeping the Best Employees

ISBN-10: 0786868236

ISBN-13: 9780786868230

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jeffrey J. Fox

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 5/15/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Jeffrey J Fox is the bestselling author of How to Become CEO, and How to Be a Rainmaker. He is a Harvard MBA and founder of Fox and Co. Inc a premier marketing consulting company in Connecticut. Fox is the subject of Harvard case study that is rated one of the top 100 case studies, and is thought to be one of the most widely taught marketing case studies in the world.

Special Acknowledgments
Mr. Hart
The Great Boss Simple Success Formula
Companies Do What the Boss Does
The Customer Is the Real Boss
Groom 'Em, or Broom 'Em
The New Broom Need Not Sweep Clean
Mediocrity Is Malevolent
Hire Slow, Fire Fast (Part 1)
Hire Slow, Fire Fast (Part 2)
You Don't Have to Play Hardball
The One-Over-One/Veto
A+A=A. Only Hire A's
The Rule of the Ds
"It's 'Restaurateur,' Not 'Restauranteur'"
Turn Termination into Determination
The Seamstress's Son
The Generous Boss
Delegate Down, Down, Down
Beware: 7s Hire 5s
Ask, "What Would You Do If I Were Dead?"
Don't Hire a Dog and Bark Yourself
You Get What You Inspect, Not What You Expect
Pay Attention
Always Listen to Everybody
Make a Promise, Keep a Promise
"Never Let Me Make a Mistake"
Seven Common Words
"Let Them Eat Cake"
Don't Shoot from the Lip
Contract to Confront
Let Lightning Strike
Never Be Little, Never Belittle
Listen to Phonies, Fools, and Frauds
Don't Check Expense Accounts
The Practice Bus
Be Lucky
Be Firm, Fair, and Friendly, but Not a Friend
"Quit" Is for Scrabble
Your People Are Your Helium
Spend 90% of Your Time with Your Best People
"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who's the One to Take the Fall?"
Teach for Ten Minutes Every Day
Put the Policy Police on Probation (Part 1)
A Policy Police Rap Sheet (Part 2)
The Eagle Does Not Go into the Hole for the Rat
Take a Bullet for the Team
Great Expectations
It's Okay to Be Quirky
Don't Be Tired
Don't Win the Office Pool
Epilogue: Great Bosses Beget Great Bosses
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