A Manager's Guide to Self-Development (häftad)
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McGraw-Hill Education / Europe, Middle East & Africa
Burgoyne, John / Boydell, Tom
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A Manager's Guide to Self-Development (häftad)

A Manager's Guide to Self-Development

Häftad Engelska, 2013-08-16
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"engaging, innovative and exciting to use in anyone's self development. the exercises are fun andilluminating, and the pace is fast and energising. a must read for any manager wanting to be 'thebest'."
prof. cary l. cooper, cbe, lancaster university management school, uk
a manager's guide to self-development has become the indispensable guide for building management skills now in its sixth and substantially revised edition, this practical self-development guide helps new and experienced managers and leaders to improve their performance, advance their careers and realize their full potential. it provides:
  • A complete picture of the managerial skills and competencies required from change management to coaching
  • A flexible, self-development programme to do alone, with a colleague, or in a group
Part Two introduces a framework of 11 key managerial qualities. The diagnostic exercises help you to discover your strength and weaknesses, and identify your goals for self-development. key features:
  • Part Three features more than 55 practical activities, with references and follow up activities to help you develop your skills and abilities
  • 4 new activities including Planning & Decisions Making, Virtual Leadership, Critical Thinking and Reflective Practice
  • Radically updated 'Career/Life-Planning Activity' chapter featuring a more personal, self-developmental approach
  • New 'Trainer's Guide' offering guidance on how to structure sessions and use the activities with groups
"this book continues to be the shining light in guiding managers and leaders toward self-development."
dr gareth edwards, bristol business school, university of the west of england, uk "fads and fashions in management development come and go but this is an ever-reliable source ofinspiration. this is a book that puts the power to act in the hands and heads of leaders and managersthemselves."
professor jeff gold, leeds business school, leeds metropolitan university, uk "ideal for students of business and organisational management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is equally suitable for both younger managers in the early parts of their career and experienced managers wishing to refresh their personal qualities after some years of operational experience. i read the first edition 35 years ago and have seen a generation of managers, trainers and consultants use it to develop successful careers. it is equally relevant in its new updated form for contemporary managers since it deals with fundamental principles of personal development. the trainers' guide is an especially welcome addition, as are the new activities."
barry curnow, head of human resources & organisational behaviour department, university of greenwich business school, uk "the book makes an unanswerable case for managers to engage in their own self-development. self-managing, in learning and in life, is central to ...
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part 1introduction
Chapter 1The Philosophy of this Book
Chapter 2How this Book Works

Part 2Planning Your Self-development
Chapter 3A Career/Life-Planning Activity
Chapter 4The Qualities of Successful Managers and Leaders
Chapter 5Where to Start? Assessing your Learning Priorities
Chapter 6How to Select and Use the Activities

Part 3Activities for Management Self-development
Activity 1Know Your Facts
Activity 2Networking
Activity 3Managing Your Time
Activity 4Keeping Up to Date
Activity 5Find a Mentor
Activity 6Communication Tools
Activity 7Facts and Assumptions
Activity 8Personal Journal
Activity 9Use Your Power
Activity 10Differences and Discrimination
Activity 11Political Awareness
Activity 12Credulous Listening
Activity 13Decision Making
Activity 14Planning and Decision Making
Activity 15Role Set Analysis
Activity 16Planning Change
Activity 17Catastrophic Contingencies
Activity 18Critical Thinking
Activity 19Reflective Practice
Activity 20 Asserting Yourself
Activity 21Handling Conflicts
Activity 22Getting the Best Out of Groups
Activity 23What Are You Like?
Activity 24Getting to Know You
Activity 25Getting to Yes
Activity 26Collaborative Working
Activity 27Be a Coach!
Activity 28 Virtual Leadership
Activity 29 The Saturated Life
Activity 30Difficult Situations
Activity 31Are You Stressed?
Activity 32Treat Yourself Well
Activity 33Relaxation
Activity 34Fitness
Activity 35Manage Your Feelings
Activity 36Stability Zones
Activity 37The Virtual Revolution
Activity 38Be Your Own Personal Trainer
Activity 39Who's the Boss?
Activity 40Practising Change
Activity 41Action Planning
Activity 42Imaging
Activity 43Managing Upwards
Activity 44Beyond 'Yes ... But ...'
Activity 45Generating New Ideas
Activity 46Approaches to Creativity
Activity 47Attribute Alternatives
Activity 48Your Multiple Intelligences
Activity 49Coping with Complexity
Activity 50Just a Minute
Activity 51A Helicopter Mind
Activity 52Managing Your Dependency
Activity 53Learning to Learn
Activity 54Study Skills
Activity 55Your Learning Cycle
Activity 56Conversations with Yourself
Activity 57Backwards Review

Part 4 Trainer's Guide