Thirty years ago the “One Minute Manager” hit the book shelves. It was one of those “once in a lifetime books” a book that created its own category and became the bible for managers around the world.
The “One Minute Manager,” co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson is a parable; it reads more as a story than a textbook, or as Blanchard has called it, “a kids’ book for big people.”
It is an easy to read book that reveals three very practical secrets of managing people: one minute goals, one minute praising and one minute reprimands. The theory was to keep it simple so that the complex information would be easy to digest and to put into practice.Read More »from Ken Blanchard: The “One Minute Manager” Remains Timeless