The One Minute Manager.pdf
Kenneth Blanchard & Spenser Johnson – THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER
Dr. Spencer Johnson is the Chairman of Candle Communications
Corporation, and an active author, publisher, lecturer and communications
consultant. He has written more than a dozen books dealing with medicine
and psychology, and has over three million copies of his books in print.
Dr. Johnson’s education includes a degree in psychology from the
University of Southern California, an M.D. degree from the Royal College
of Surgeons in Ireland, and medical clerkships at Harvard Medical School
and the Mayo Clinic.
He has been Medical Director of Communications for Medtronic, a
pioneering manufacturer of cardiac pacemakers, and Research Physician for
the Institute For Interdisciplinary Studies, a medical-social think-tank in
Minneapolis. He has also served as a consultant in communications for the
Center for the Study of the Person, Human Dimensions in Medicine
Program; and to the Office of Continuing Education at the School of
Medicine, University of California in La Jolla, California.
One of his recent books, The Precious Present, has been praised by the
eminent psychologist Dr. Carl Rogers, and by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale,
who states, “What a change might take place if everyone would read this
book and apply the principles it teaches.”
The One Minute Manager, like all the other books Dr. Johnson has
written, reflects his continuing interest in helping people to experience less
stress and better health through better communications. Dr. Johnson and Dr.
Blanchard have also produced, in conjunction with CBS-Fox-Video, The
One Minute Manager videotape.