Monkey Business : Are You Controlling Events or Are Events Controlling You?
William Oncken III
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Are you plagued by reverse delegation? Are the assignments others should be performing piling up on your desk? Sadly, many managers find themselves running out of time while their employees are running out of work. Monkey Business is written to help hopelessly overwhelmed managers get these monkeys off their backs and return them into the hands of those they hire.
Monkey Business contains valuable information on how managers can:
Bill Oncken knows what happens in the real world when real people try to manage other real people
—The Honorable John Paul Woodley, Jr., Secretary of Natural Resources, The Commonwealth of Virginia
The concepts and techniques contained in Monkey Business form the foundations of my own managerial success.
—William Reeder, Vice President and General Manager, Washington Performing Arts Society
Monkey Business is a unique analysis of today's management and leadership dilemmas and their simple but effective solutions.
—Maj. F. Andy Messing, Jr. USAR Special Forces (Ret.); Executive Director, National Defense Council
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About the Author
William Oncken III is president of The William Oncken Corporation, a management consulting firm founded by his father in 1960. The William Oncken Corporation offers training in a unique philosophical approach to real-world organizational problems. Oncken received his BA from Texas A&M and his MBA from Southern Methodist University. He is the author of Managing Management Time (Prentice Hall) and The One-Minute Manager Meets the Monkey (Morrow).
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