Personal development and management skills / Chris Routledge and Jan Carmichael.

by Routledge, ChrisLooking glass; Carmichael, JanLooking glass; Chartered Institute of Personnel and DevelopmentLooking glass.

Publisher: London : Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2007.Description: x, 208 pages : illustrations ; 25cm.ISBN: 9781843981480; 1843981483.Subject(s): ManagementLooking glassNote: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Personal Development and Management Skills focuses on the learning processes that underpin the skills development, whether personal or professional. Ideal for anyone studying professional development or management skills as part of a Business degree whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level, each chapter includes exercises to enable readers to get the most out of the ideas in the book. Covering everything from awareness to decision making, this book explores all the skills necessary for effective management.

Personal Development and Management Skills also examines the critical variables in management skills from the role of the senses in skills development to personal characteristics and learning, enabling readers to consider the impact of their own characteristics in their personal and professional lives. Practical, accessible and engaging, this is an essential handbook for everyone looking to develop their management skills.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Section 1 The Process
  • Background to ADAX
  • Awareness
  • Decision Making
  • Action
  • Excellence
  • Section 2 Critical Variables
  • Experiential learning
  • The Brain and Skill Development
  • State: A prerequisite for skill development
  • Role of the Senses in Skill Development
  • Personal Characteristics in Skill Development
  • Summary and Conclusion
  • Appendix: Framework of management skills

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Chris Routledge is a former lecturer at Huddersfield University Business School and is now a management consultant based in the UK

Jan Carmichael is Head of the Division of the HRM in the Department of Management at Huddersfield University Business School, UK.

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