Developing Management Skills

Developing Management Skills : International Edition

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For undergraduate/graduate courses in Principles of Management and Management Skills. This guide to effective managerial behavior is the only one available on the market that teaches students what they need to know to perform well as managers, synthesizes a large body of scholarly research related to each skill topic, and uses a proven learning methodology to help students actually develop and improve management skills. Emphasizing the basic human skills that lie at the heart of effective management, it combines academic knowledge with real world practicality, the key to the book's proven durability.show more

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  • Paperback | 718 pages
  • 203 x 256 x 26mm | 1,220g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0132302616
  • 9780132302616

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(NOTE: Each chapter contains the following sections: Skill Assessment, Skill Learning, Skill Analysis, Skill Practice, and Skill Application.) Introduction. I. PERSONAL SKILLS. 1. Developing Self-Awareness. 2. Managing Stress. 3. Solving Problems Creatively. II. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS. 4. Communicating Supportively. 5. Gaining Power and Influence. 6. Motivating Others. 7. Managing Conflict. III. GROUP SKILLS. 8. Empowering and Delegating. 9. Building Effective Teams. 10. Leading Positive Change. IV. SPECIFIC COMMUNICATION SKILLS. Supplement A: Making Oral and Written Presentations. Supplement B: Conducting Interviews. Supplement C: Conducting Meetings. Appendix I: Scoring Keys and Supplemental Materials. Appendix II: Glossary. Appendix III: References. Index.show more

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