Introduction: Middle Management-Magic or Mayhem? -- Part I: A Powerful Force for Executing Results ; 1 The High-Impact Middle Management System ; 2 How to Think Like a High-Impact Middle Manager ; 3 Power Partnerships.
Part II: Planning for Execution. 4 The Reality Check: Measuring Current Performance ; 5 Using the High-Impact Middle Management Playbook to Facilitate Peak Performance.
Part III: Day-to-Day Execution. 6 Mucky-Muck Obstructions: Navigating the Corporate Obstacle Course ; 7 Organizational Alignment: Ensuring That the Department Delivers Results ; 8 High-Impact Leaders Are Unstoppable! Wiping Out Limitations to Results ; 9 Using High-Impact Middle Management to Make the Most of Your Busy Day.
Part IV: Performance Leadership: Ensuring That Team Members Excel in Execution. 10 Performance Management Myths: What Not to Do ; 11 Using High-Impact Middle Management Principles to Optimize Individual Performance ; 12 Coaching: Helping Others Achieve Breakthroughs.
Part V: Honing Your Craft. 13 Coachability: How to Reach Goals Faster and Better ; 14 The High-Impact Middle Management System: Putting It Together for Maximum Managerial Flow -- Appendix: Recommended Reading and Online Resources for Middle Managers.
This book is structured as a progressive learning journey or field guide to improve current practices that can transform yourself into an effective professional who can connect all activities to both your company's strategy and your own personal career goals.