First Among Equals
How to Manage a Group of Professionals
About the summary
Managing people is difficult, particularly when you are tasked with leading a group of confident, intelligent professionals — often used to working with a certain amount of autonomy — to accomplish some task or essential goal. Group leaders must be skilled not only in management basics (delegation, decision-making, running meetings, and so forth), but also in the “softer” skills of inspirational leadership practices.Crammed with concrete advice and practical applications and examples, First Among Equals, written by two leading experts in the field of managing professionals, will help you inspire, cajole and provoke your people to reaching their full capabilities and promise.