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This new book, based on Michael Armstrong's "Managing Activities", has been restructured and revised to cater for the "Managing for Results" module as part of the new CIPD Leadership and Management standards. The new edition concentrates on offering a more strategic approach to management with critical perspectives on the subject area. The text also includes a wide range of features to support student learning including a wide range of case studies and examples, learning objectives, discussion questions, exercises and chapter summaries. Targeted at - CIPD students taking the new "Managing for Results" module as part of the new CIPD Leadership and Management standards. The text is also suitable for introductory management modules on HR and Business degree programmes.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 178 x 246 x 20mm | 630g
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
  • Wimbledon, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1843980142
  • 9781843980148
  • 305,081

About Michael Armstrong

Gillian Watson is Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Business and Law at the University of Sunderland, UK. Her current research interests are in strategic development initiatives to internationalise the curriculum. She is one of the authors of the CIPD textbook Managing for Results Kevin Gallagher is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and currently Programme Leader for BA Applied Management at the University of Sunderland, UK. Kevin has managerial experience in the civil engineering and paper industries both in the UK and overseas and has wide experience teaching on CIPD and HRM programmes.show more

Table of contents

Chapter - 01: IntroductionChapter - 02: The Role of the Manager;Chapter - 03: How do we Develop the Role of the Manager?;Chapter - 04: Communication - How We Inter-Relate;Chapter - 05: Practical Aspects of Communication;Chapter - 06: Working with your Manager;Chapter - 07: Teamworking;Chapter - 08: The Organisational Skeleton - Structure;Chapter - 09: Organisational Communication;Chapter - 10: The Living Organisation - Culture;Chapter - 11: Power and Politics;Chapter - 12: Managing Health and Safety at Work;Chapter - 13: Quality - Differentiating for Excellence;Chapter - 14: Continuous Improvement;Chapter - 15: Enhancing Customer Relations;Chapter - 16: Future Directions: Managing Changeshow more

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"The text is written specifically for the CIPD module, and the content clearly addresses the learning outcomes...the book addresses the breadth of the module well...I shall recommend this text particularly for exam revision purposes...a new text is needed and will, I am sure, be very much appreciated"show more

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