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Empowering Managers in today's Corporate Culture


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by Tim Bryce
Published by: MBA PRESS (M. Bryce & Associates)
Copyright © 2006 by M. Bryce & Associates (MBA)

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    A frank and candid description of the state of the art in management. Includes essays on the problems in management today, along with some pragmatic advice on how to deal with them. The book doesn't ramble; it gets straight to the point and represents a common sense approach to managing in today's corporate world with a dash of humor thrown in. This "food for thought" eBook is a handy handbook for today's managers and the next generation of workers.

    This eBook is written by Tim Bryce, a 30 year veteran who has consulted with some of the largest corporations in the world, as well as many small and medium sized businesses. Tim is the Manging Director of MBA (see below for his bio).

    Basically, this is a condensed course in management. As such, it is suited for managers, either those aspiring to become a manager or for those who need a refresher course. It will also be of interest to young people entering the work force.

    Excellent for college curriculums.

    Available as an eBook and implemented as an Adobe Reader PDF file.


    Title: THE BRYCE IS RIGHT! Empowering Managers in today's Corporate Culture
    Format: PDF (ebook)
    Edition: 1
    ISBN: 0-9786182-3-8
    Copyright: 2006
    Pages: 90 (8.5" x 11" paper) (approx. .7mb)
    Price: $20.00 (US)
    Delivery: by e-mail

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    Chapters include:

    About the Author
    Chapter 1 - The Death of Management
    Chapter 2 - How Do We Manage?
    Chapter 3 - Understanding Corporate Culture
    Chapter 4 - A Crash Course in Management
    Chapter 5 - Parenting Management
    Chapter 6 - Individualism vs. Teamwork
    Chapter 7 - Why We Resist Change
    Chapter 8 - Increasing Brain Power
    Chapter 9 - The Need for Critical Thinking
    Chapter 10 - The Art of Persuasion
    Chapter 11 - Implementing Business Ethics
    Chapter 12 - Managing from the Bottom-Up
    Chapter 13 - Firing Employees isn't for Sissies
    Chapter 14 - How Productive are Your Meetings?
    Chapter 15 - Managing Crunch Time
    Chapter 16 - Why We Need Policy Manuals
    Chapter 17 - Creating a Skills Inventory
    Chapter 18 - 10 Tips for Improving Social Intercourse
    Chapter 19 - Craftsmanship: The Meaning of Life
    Bryce's Laws


"A breath of fresh air in the polluted ether of Silicon Valley management."

- Bill Dominguez
Ecocentric Strategies
San Francisco, CA, USA

"The book has a good flow. Well written and has tons of good ideas on management."

- John Lusa
Dayton, OH, USA

"If you don't want to manage right. Do not read this book.
The book contains philosophies that are universal and fundamental."

- W.P. O'Callaghan
Philadelphia, PA, USA

"Thoroughly enjoyable, informative and thought-provoking."

- Bill Barnett
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK

"Very interesting book though. Well written and easy to read."

- R. Theron Dunn

"First of all I must say that you summarized and defined very well all the realities we are living in a corporate environment."

- Metin Delevi
Istanbul, Turkey

"Well written and hits the nail on the head. Especially the part about managers who are only interested in the mechanics of managing and not being results oriented."

- Dick Farris
Ohio, USA

"Very interesting book. Good work! It reminds me of some of the early works I read by W. Edwards Deming. Too bad the American corporate gurus of his day didn't pay him heed."

- Charles Cole
Lyndhurst, OH, USA

"I am very impressed with the ease in which you deal with the common challenges of management."

- Anthony (Tony) Pierce
North Wales, United Kingdom

"An excellent study for anyone interested in managing anything."

- Edward J. Howard
Westerville, OH, USA

"Tim, you did it again. What a great book. You hit the nail right on. Most of your points are practiced in the USAF as the very best and proven methods.
Congratulations on putting it to print."

- Jud Hiscutt
New Port Richey, FL, USA

"I must give you a big round of applause. Even though you stress the need for central management, you stress the need to make every member of the company feel appreciated and provide an avenue to be a part in helping to make decisions.

- L.C. Addison, II
St. Paul, MN, USA

"It de-mystifies many of the obstacles created by those who attempt to create difficulty 89n this field, attempting to inflate their expertese. So I found it a refreshing, well written series of lessons which cut through the jargon and explained in a pretty concise, easily readable manner."

- Dr. Victor Sereno, PhD;MRICS;FCIOB;FDCIArb
Southport, England, UK

"A very impressive publication which requires careful reading and reminds me somewhat of Peter Drucker."

- Wolf Hager
Fort Myers, FL, USA

"I wanted to commend you on a fine piece of work. It covers all of the bases concerning management, and is in fact more comprehensive than several of the books I have purchased previously on management."

- David Daehnke
Ramsey, NJ, USA


Tim Bryce is the Managing Director of M. Bryce & Associates (MBA), the originators of the "PRIDE" Methodologies for IRM. Tim has over 30 years of experience training and consulting in Information Resource Management. He has authored numerous management and technical papers in subjects pertaining to IRM, as well as lectured at both the university and professional levels. He holds a BSC degree in Communications from Ohio University. Click for Tim's full BIO.