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Management Extra: Management Training Workbooks


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Stuck for ideas, inspiration or just want to work differently? Management Extra brings all the best management thinking together in one package. The books are practical and well structured to provide an in depth treatment of these management topics.

The series fuses key theories and concepts with applied activities to help managers examine how they work in practice. The books are created with individuals in mind. They are designed to help you improve your management skills. Management Extra can also be used in conjunction with management programmes of study aligned to standards.

Each of the books has case studies, self assessments and activities all underpinned by knowledge and understanding of the frameworks and techniques required to improve performance. Management Extra provides managers and trainers with a handbook for action and development.

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Positive Working Relationships Revised Edition

Positive Working Relationships: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
January 29, 2009

This book explores the skills of communication and assertive behaviour and how they enable openness and honesty to be brought into a relationship. It looks at how to develop better working relationships by applying these skills in three specific areas: negotiations, meetings and conflict management....

Managing Health, Safety and Working Environment Revised Edition

Managing Health, Safety and Working Environment: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
February 05, 2009

This book explores the managerial roles and responsibilities with regard to safety. Applying key legal requirements to the workplace, it looks at how workplace facilities are managed and how materials and equipment are used, stored and maintained for optimum effectiveness. It not only aids ...

Managing Yourself Revised Edition

Managing Yourself: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
February 05, 2009

This book is about the skills of personal effectiveness and professional development. Learners are introduced to a wide range of tools and approaches that will enable them to realise their personal and work performance goals by improving the way in which they manage themselves. It highlights how ...

Project Management Revised Edition

Project Management: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
August 22, 2007

This book focuses on the activities involved in initiating, planning, implementing and completing a project successfully. As well as covering the tools and techniques of project management, it also pays attention to the soft issues involved - how to manage the people side of project management....

Reaching Your Goals Through Innovation

Reaching Your Goals Through Innovation

1st Edition

By Elearn
March 29, 2007

This book explores the concept of spotting good ideas, linking them to the business context and making them work. In doing so you will be reaching, achieving and even exceeding your goals. Key objectives are: to use objectives and goals to help you set direction and monitor outcomes for you and ...

Development for High Performance Revised Edition

Development for High Performance: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
November 11, 2008

A key feature of the role of managers is to develop the people who make up their team. This book explains the development process and contextualises it against the overall aims, strategies and business plans of the organisation. It explores the role of the line manager in creating development ...

Change Management Revised Edition Revised Edition

Change Management Revised Edition: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
August 20, 2007

This book explores change from the perspective of the organisation and from the individual manager. It considers how change affects organisations; how they respond to changes in the business environment, influence that environment and use change processes to gain competitive advantage. It explores ...

Quality and Operations Management Revised Edition

Quality and Operations Management: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
January 25, 2008

This book considers the associated concepts of quality and operations and places customers at the heart of a quality business operation. It explains how organisations that are focused on delivering quality products and services continuously improve the design, planning and control of their ...

Leadership and Management in Organisations

Leadership and Management in Organisations

1st Edition

By Elearn
August 16, 2007

John Kotter of the Harvard Business School is one of a number of experts who believe that organisations are over managed and under led, at least partially because people do not appreciate the differences between management and leadership. We start this book by challenging mental models of ...

Leading Teams Revised Edition

Leading Teams: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
February 13, 2009

Building and leading a successful team is one of the most valuable and rewarding management activities. This book explores why team working has become such a prevalent force in the global workplace and looks at the many different types of teams that now exist. It explores contemporary thinking on ...

Managing Markets and Customers Revised Edition

Managing Markets and Customers: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
February 13, 2009

More and more managers are looking for customer focus to help fight the pressures of rising costs, global competition and falling sales. But it's not simply a case of trying to get closer to your customers. There are more strategic decisions that if made can make your marketing more lean, more ...

Business Environment Revised Edition

Business Environment: Revised Edition

1st Edition

By Elearn
February 05, 2009

Business Environment looks at the major factors that influence an organisation's strategy. It equips learners with a portfolio of tools including PESTLE, portfolio analysis, capability audits, SWOT and stakeholder analysis to analyse the internal and external environment within which their ...

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