One of the toughest issues for supervisors is managing the transition from friend or peer to being "the person in charge."
Managing people is challenging under any circumstances. Doing so when one or more members of the team are personal friends or former peers can be daunting. That said, it can be done. This book will give you what you need to know to move forward with confidence and grace.
You can successfully manage people who’ve been your friend or co-worker. It won’t happen by chance, and it’s not a matter of pulling some management “trick” out of your hat. But you can learn how to do it, and you can apply what you’re about to learn right away.
A reviewer on Amazon said…
“I’ve been a supervisor for a few weeks and am managing former co-workers. I wish I had read this before taking the job, as I’ve managed to run into the situations described in this book in that short period of time. This book has some really good advice on how to deal with those issues.”
Chris C. Bottomley