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How to Motivate People, 2nd Edition by Patrick Forsyth

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Introduction

Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them when they perform.

Lee Iacocca

Management matters. If you have a team of people reporting to you, then supervising them takes time and needs both consideration and care. It does not matter whether the team is just a handful of people or an entire organisation; the principles are the same. So too is the measurement that is applied. Your competence as a manager will be judged not solely on what you do yourself, though this is doubtless important, but on the combined performance of you and your team: all of them, in all their aspects. And there is no doubt that people who are well motivated perform better than those who are not. ...

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