Training in Management Skills

Training in Management Skills

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This text is appropriate for college courses in Management Skills. Management is an applied topic. Conceptual frameworks can provide business school graduates with needed information and ideas to understand management situations, but to become effective managers they need practice in behaving as a manager and they need to receive feedback on their performance. This text focuses on how to develop the skills one needs to manage, rather than what managers do. It is organized around the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading and controlling).show more

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  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 205.74 x 256.54 x 33.02mm | 1,065.94g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • Canadian ed
  • 0130399256
  • 9780130399250

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Management Skills and Managerial Effectiveness. II. SELF-MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES. 2. Self-Awareness: Understanding and Developing Yourself. 3. Developing Ethical Guideposts. 4. Managing Stress and Time. III. RELATIONSHIP-BUILDING COMPETENCIES. 5. Interpersonal Communication. 6. Valuing Diversity. 7. Managing Conflict. 8. Building a Power Base. 9. Motivating Others. IV. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES. 10. Innovation and Problem Solving. 11. Planning and Goal Setting. 12. Designing Work. 13. Identifying and Hiring Employees. 14. Evaluating Performance. 15. Developing Employees. 16. Creating Teams. V. FUTURE-BUILDING COMPETENCIES. 17. Diagnosing and Modifying Organizational Culture. 18. Leading more

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