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Supervisory Management (Betts) By Peter W. Betts

Supervisory Management (Betts)
by Peter W. Betts

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Fully revised to match recent syllabus changes and new developments in management thinking, this seventh edition of the best-selling Supervisory Management offers a comprehensive, authoritative, practical guide to developing and improving supervisory skills for everyone working in or training for supervisory positions at work.
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Supervisory Management (Betts) by Peter W. Betts

By studying the supervisor's role in organisations from manufacturing to service industries, Supervisory Management provides the theoretical underpinning and practical demonstration of key skills. Including recent innovations in management thinking and current practices to drive high performance, it is relevant to all levels in an organisation and incorporates the latest features of modern management thought, views, concepts, theories, practices and techniques.

  • Covers the entire NEBSM syllabus.
  • A user-friendly, readable approach to supervisory management.
  • In depth discussion of current trends in supervision and management Includes strategies of human resource management.
  • contains a wealth of case studies, demonstrating the theory in a practical situation.
  • End-of-chapter review questions help reinforce learning.

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"This new book, "supervisory Management" Seventh Edition, is an excellent addition to the source of reference material and I will recommend it to my new and existing students on ongoing courses and new courses not yet started."Lecturer's comment

About Peter W. Betts

Peter W Betts is a Management Consultant and has spent several years in higher education. He has also been actively engaged in various local and national management committees including the National Examining Board for Supervisory Management (NEBSM). His work in industry has given him extensive experience in general, works, commercial and personnel management.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Building and maintaining an efficient organisational structure

1 The supervisor
2 Background: the development of supervision
3 Organisation of work
4 Functional aspects of organisation
5 Group activity and teamwork
6 Industry and business
7 Managerial roles
8 Principles and practice of management

Part 2: Creating an effective workforce

9 Trying to understand people
10 Forecasting and influencing human relations
11 Motivation
12 Applications of motivation
13 Developing leadership, power and influence
14 Introduction to communication
15 Communication: basic skills
16 Communication: practical applications
17 Employment: recruitment and associated practices
18 Employment: operational aspects
19 Training the workforce
20 Employee relations
21 Health and safety
22 Welfare

Part 3: Controlling the work

23 The nature of control
24 Setting control standards
25 Establishing methods and time standards
26 Production control
27 Total quality control
28 Financial control
29 Cost control
30 The administrative features of productivity

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Supervisory Management (Betts) by Peter W. Betts
Peter W. Betts
Management and Communication Skills
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Pearson Education Limited
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