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Managing to Be Human

Brian F. Smyth

Managing To Be Human is a book about how to manage staff and workload within an organisation while retaining your humanity and consideration for others. It is a management book with an ethical stance.

The book looks at:

  • Empowering others and inspiring creativity
  • The potential and transformation of people
  • How having clear goals and vision means that teams are motivated and work effectively
  • How to handle performance reviews
  • Making meetings worthwhile
  • Decision making
  • How to deal with unsatisfactory performance and behaviour; managing difficult people.

In a world where companies and organisations are focussed on the bottom line, Brian Smyth seeks to highlight the human aspect and how a happy worker is a productive worker.

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Publication Date

April 2012


978-1-871305-45-6 (Paperback)

No. of Pages



234 x 156


Business & Economics

About the Author

A former NASA and General Motors employee, Brian F. Smyth has over twenty years' experience helping organisations in different parts of the world to achieve new levels of performance and success. He is a founder member and director of Maybe International, a consultancy firm that aids organisations to be the best they can be.