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1st Edition

Management and Business Skills in the Built Environment

ISBN 9780419195405
Published June 18, 1995 by Taylor & Francis
216 Pages

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Book Description

The third book in this series is written by a team of interdisciplinary teachers and professionals, led by Mike Waterhouse and Geoff Crook, is aimed at students and professionals in the built environment who wish to develop their management and business skills. In a rapidly changing world where techniques and custom and practice can date soon after discovery, where organisations are constantly changing shape and style to cope with rapid technological, economic, political and social change, there is a need for managers and built environment professionals who know how to learn, who are self-aware enough to know when they don't know, and who have the confidence and personal substance to be able to initiate the required learning activites when necessary.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Learning how to manage yourself. Managers and proffesionals. Learning to learn. Personal and self-management skills. Learning how to build and work in teams. Working in teams. Teams in action. Problem solving and decision making. Learning about the principal areas of business management. Management and organizations. The organization of business in the built environment. Managing people in built environment. Managing people in built environment organizations. Management development and personal development. Index.

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