3rd Edition

Introducing Management

ISBN 9780750668804
Published May 18, 2006 by Routledge
340 Pages

USD $44.95

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Book 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.

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
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

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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