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A Manager's Guide to Self-development By Mike Pedler

A Manager's Guide to Self-development
by Mike Pedler

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Offers managers a programme of self development. This revised guide first outlines the authors' philosophy and tests the reader's strengths and weaknesses. Based on these needs, the text then examines 11 key qualities in 49 practical exercises, including communication and working in teams.
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A Manager's Guide to Self-development by Mike Pedler

This updated edition builds on the increasing emphasis on self development as the way forward for managers, and offers a practical strategy for understanding and undertaking such a programme. The guide first outlines the authors' philosophy and method and tests the reader's strengths and weaknesses. Based on this understanding of needs, the text then examines 11 key qualities of successful management in 49 practical exercises, including communication and working in teams.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Setting and meeting goals for management self development: a career/life planning activity; some ideas about management and the qualities of successful managers; assessing yourself and setting some goals for self-development; a guide to the selection of activities. Part 2 Activities for management self development: extend your knowledge of situation facts; making contacts; managing your time; keeping up to date; facts and assumptions; personal journal; powerlines; differences and discrimination; micro-political mapping; credulous listening; decision making; planning and decision making; choosing solutions; role set analysis; planning change; analysis of experiences; catastrophic contingencies; budgetary control; asserting yourself; response to conflict; practising new group behaviour; interpreting yourself and others; counselling style inventory; getting to know you; getting to yes; collaborative working; looking after yourself; relaxation; fitness; managing your feelings; stability zones; who's the boss?; practising change; action planning; imaging; accepting other people's ideas; brainstorming; approaches to creativity; attribute alternatives; coping with complexity; quick thinking; developing a helicopter mind; managing your dependency; understanding your learning processes; study skills; how do you learn?; mind you language; converations with yourself; backwards review.

Additional information

GOR001578948
A Manager's Guide to Self-development by Mike Pedler
Mike Pedler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
1994-06-30
272
0077078292
9780077078294
N/A
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