You're in Charge Now!; Julie-Ann Amos; How To Books; pounds 9.99
A simplistic introduction leads into a helpful book that covers all the basics of management. It wisely steers clear of explaining management theories, focusing instead on your personal management style and how to get the most from your team. ***
The First-Time Manager; Michael Morris; Kogan Page; pounds 12.99
A comprehensive management book, with plenty of tips on managing upwards, downwards and across. It also includes sections that cover the basics of marketing, HR and accounting. This leaves less space for management tips, but some may find such information helpful. **
The One Minute Manager; Kenneth Blanchard & Spencer Johnson; HarperCollins Business; pounds 5.99
This parable about a young man searching for good management, and never quite finding it, is an international bestseller. An easy read, ideal for those who want a broad-brush account of what good management is.**
< KEY *** Best of its kind ** Could be useful * Of minor interest None: avoid.