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SWOT analysis diagram

Four areas of SWOT analysis. By JasonDWilliams (own work)
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The books and journals listed below are available to SDZG staff and volunteers at the San Diego Zoo Global Library or on our website. Find more through our Library Catalog and Journals A-Z List .

We welcome suggestions for updates or new resources. Please contact us by email.


Some Book Suggestions ...

SDZG staff have found these books useful. Please check our catalog for many more!

Creating passion-driven teams: How to stop micromanaging and motivate people to top performance
By Dan Bobinski
Call no. HD66 .B63 2009 MAIN

The first-time manager
By Loren B. Belker
Call no. HF5549 .B45 2012 MAIN

Managers as mentors: building partnerships for learning 
By Chip R. Bell
Call no. HF5549 .B46 2013 MAIN

Perfect phrases for documenting employee performance problems
By Anne Bruce
Call no. HD30.3 .D53 2010 MAIN

Perfect phrases for motivating and rewarding employees: hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for encouraging and recognizing employee excellence
By Harriet Diamond
Call no. HD30.3 .D53 2010 MAIN

Journals & Databases


Full text free to staff and volunteers on SDZG networked computers


  • Academic Search Complete
    Access full-text articles from a wide range of academic and business journals and magazines (subscription database, free to staff and volunteers on SDZ Global networked computers)

A Good Place to Start

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The First-Time Manager - Loren B. Belker; Jim McCormick; Gary S. Topchik
Call Number: HF5549 .B45 2012 MAIN
ISBN: 9780814417836
Publication Date: 2012
What's a rookie manager to do? Faced with new responsibilities, and in need of quick, dependable guidance, novice managers can't afford to learn by trial and error. The First-Time Manager is the answer, dispensing the bottom-line wisdom they need to succeed. A true management classic, the book covers essential topics such as hiring and firing, leadership, motivation, managing time, dealing with superiors, and much more. Written in an inviting and accessible style, the revised sixth edition includes new material on increasing employee engagement, encouraging innovation and initiative, helping team members optimize their talents, improving outcomes, and distinguishing oneself as a leader. Packed with immediately usable insight on everything from building a team environment to conducting performance appraisals, The First-Time Manager remains the ultimate guide for anyone starting his or her career in management. " The First-Time Manager is an excellent how-to guide for anyone new to managing people." - "

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