MANAGING THROUGH PEOPLE. John Humphries, How To Books pounds 9.99
A thorough and humane account of the challenges involved in managing people. Good bullet-point summaries and useful descriptions of familiar scenarios also help. Humphries is a candid friend; any manager would benefit from a few moments leafing through his book.
BEST OF ITS KIND.
TIPS FOR PEOPLE MANAGERS. Vicky Hibbert, The Industrial Society. pounds 8.99
This does exactly what it says on the cover - provides tips and reminders about what good management should be about. Useful reminders for the busy manager, but not enough for the truly perplexed.
OF MINOR INTEREST.
THE PEOPLE MANAGER'S POCKETBOOK. Ian Fleming, Management Pocketbooks pounds 6.99
This amusing troubleshooting guide attempts to make light of some of the problems that are likely to arise at work. That's fine if Fleming has hit upon your problem, disappointing if he hasn't. But the advice when it comes is practical and rich in common sense.
COULD BE USEFUL.