The Management Idea Book

What Top Managers Say………….

“-a cookbook, with tested recipes for managing an organization, providing professional leadership, maintaining one’s sanity at the same time. Even experienced managers should find some fresh things here.”
Clifford W. Graves AICP, Former San Diego County Chief Administrative Officer

“The kind of down to earth management advice and techniques that managers need more of – helpful for public and private managers alike.”
H. Curtis Reed President, La Jolla Associates, Ltd. (a national management consulting firm)

“Of the numerous books on management available to the harried executive or bureacrat, this one stands out. It offers practical useable ideas. The tips and techniques are of considerable help to anyone who wants to function more effectively in management.”
Katharina Richter, Past President of the Council of Planning Librarians

“One of our staff members recently purchased The Management Idea Book. The book met with such a success that we would like to purchase 5 additional copies.”
City of Rancho Cucamonga

“An authoritative volume on how to organize and manage day to day operations of a Department – Gutsy insight into real life operational problems. I recommend it to all existing and emerging managers.”
Jack Schoop AICP, Former Director of Planning, Santa Clara County, California


This classic 112 page best seller on managing a Planning Department is now out of print. However, a few copies are still available from Zucker Systems to round out your library. Give us your name request with your order and the author, Paul C. Zucker will autograph your copy. Cost $15.95 plus $3.50 handling, Californians add $1.24 sales tax.

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