Management Extra

Management Training Workbooks

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.

Reviews

'You found it - what a find! A practical resource packed with all the relevant theory and suggested activities to support your professional development. An essential resource to have at your fingertips, jump in and enjoy.' - Russell Jeans, Learning and Development Manager, NTL

'All the essential concepts are here, presented in an easily digestible format with lots of up to date case studies and references - but, most importantly, with plenty of thought provoking activities and self-diagnostic exercises to make the learning personal and transferable.' - Peter Manning, Head of Training & Development, News International

  • Managing Markets and Customers

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-01-09
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Leading Teams

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-01-09
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Managing Health, Safety and Working Environment

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-12-23
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Recruitment and Selection

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    The red-hot competition for talented employees is still news. Employers everywhere recognise that they must evolve better recruitment, selection and retention strategies if they are to compete effectively with their rivals for the best people. This book discusses current practices in recruitment…

    Paperback – 2008-12-23
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Managing Legal and Ethical Principles

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Evidence suggests that a values based approach to management positively impacts employee engagement and motivation. This book explores the most influential areas of this framework including the law relating to employment, consumer protection and product liability: Discover how organisations adopt…

    Paperback – 2008-12-23
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Managing Yourself

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Business Environment

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Information and Knowledge Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Individuals and organisations rely on their ability to select and process information, both to make sense of their local environment and to try to understand the bigger picture. This book approaches information management from two key perspectives: The skills of the individuals manager to source,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Reputation Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    This book provides a clear insight into the meanings that people attach to popular notions such as reputation, image, brand, public relations (PR) and corporate governance. It explains how organisations use reputation and image to create competitive advantage and how to manage situations where the…

    Paperback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Managing for Results

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Managing for results focuses on how to get the best out of people and celebrate the diversity of perspectives and experience that people bring to your organisation. The book explores motivation and how peoples' needs affect the satisfaction that they get from their work. Practical activities…

    Paperback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Positive Working Relationships

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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.…

    Paperback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Development for High Performance

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-10-01
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Financial Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    To gain competitive advantage all parts of an organisation must be able to talk to one another. It follows then that all managers must be, in some sense, financial managers who are able to speak the common language of finance. This book aims to provide learners with the necessary understanding to…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Quality and Operations Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-12-13
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Change Management Revised Edition

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-06-19
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Project Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    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.…

    Paperback – 2007-06-15
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Leadership and Management in Organisations

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-03-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Making Sense of Data and Information

    By Elearn

    Managers need to be able to make sense of data and to use it selectively to answer key questions: Why has quality fallen in the last week? Should we subcontract or employ more people? What will consumer demand be in the future? They need to be able to assess the value of data and to detect what is…

    Paperback – 2007-03-22
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Reaching Your Goals Through Innovation

    By Elearn

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-02-13
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Effective Communications

    By Elearn

    What makes communication exciting in our age is the application of new media and the individual empowerment that comes with blogs, wikkis, and mobile technology, in other words our sense of connectedness. These don’t come without their difficulties, but they present very interesting…

    Paperback – 2007-02-13
    Routledge
    Management Extra

  • Facilitator's Guide

    By Elearn

    Management Extra brings all the best management thinking together in one package. These are practical training suitable for Diploma level qualifications in management. They are ideal for delivering management development workshops courses at a range of levels. This Facilitator's Guide fully details…

    Paperback – 2005-08-05
    Routledge
    Management Extra