Mr. Allman has written his book utilizing the power and simplicity of a good story designed to be very informative yet easy to read addressing the following issues:
CHANGING WORK DEMOGRAPHICS
As the experience of seasoned managers begins to disappear from corporate America, the objective is to provide a useful tool to encourage in-depth exploration of management theories. Written with a market focus of first time managers, this book could also be used as an excellent refresher for more experienced managers struggling with mentoring less experienced staff members.
Predictions of our current economy indicate years of continued financial challenges. Corporations will focus more and more on cost-cutting measures, improvement and efficiency efforts reminiscent of the last similar economic cycle beginning in the early 1990's.
EFFECTIVE WORK TEAMS
Cooperation, timely communication, efficient processes and on-going skill development are key components of successful organizations. The focus of corporations has become how to maximize employee contributions and minimize unnecessary constraints on productivity.