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Introducing Management

3rd Edition

By Kate Williams

Routledge

340 pages

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Description

Now fully revised and in its third edition, this comprehensive best-selling text, Introducing Management: A Development Guide, explains the principles and practice of management and is ideal for both new and existing managers to assist them in their role. The text incorporates the latest innovations in management thinking and reflects the changes within the management standards. This is an essential resource for those undertaking qualifications at S/NVQ at Level 3.


The learning development is clearly structured in each chapter to include:-
Objectives, Insights, Case Studies, Examples, Review Your Learning, Back to Work, allowing the user to check their understanding and apply the concepts and principles to their own work situation.

Reviews

Praise for the second edition:
'Excellent text for students or practitioners looking to develop or refresh their skills. This new edition provides a practical and user friendly guide to the essentials of management.'
Mike Crothers, ILM Lead National Manager

Table of Contents

Contains new material on the following:
Personal/self development
Equality of opportunity and diversity
Preparing a business case
Encouraging innovation and creativity
Change – planned and emergent
Recruitment and selection
Projects
Knowledge management
Emotional intelligence

Section 1 Managing in Context including Self and Personal Development
Section 2 Providing Direction
Section 3 Facilitating Change
Section 4 Working with People
Section 5 Using Resources
Section 6 Achieving Results

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS041000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
BUS066000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Training