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Developing Management Skills

Developing Management Skills

Author(s):
  • David A. Whetten
  • Kim S. Cameron
  • Author: David A. Whetten
    • ISBN:9789332584686
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332584680
    • Price:Rs. 699.00
    • Pages:736
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    With an emphasis on self assessments, Developing Management Skills gets students involved in the learning experience, helping them connect the theories to their own lives. Further, this text focuses on developing the ten essential skills needed for success and gives students tangible goals to work towards.

    Based on suggestions from reviewers, instructors, and students, a number of changes—including new skill-assessments and cases, and updated research—have been incorporated in the eighth edition.

    Table of Content

    PART I: PERSONAL SKILLS
    1. Developing Self-Awareness
    2. Managing Personal Stress
    3. Solving Problems Analytically and Creatively

    PART II: INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
    4. Building Relationships by Communicating Supportively
    5. Gaining Power and Influence
    6. Motivating Others
    7. Managing Conflict

    PART III: GROUP SKILLS
    8. Empowering and Delegating
    9. Building Effective Teams and Teamwork
    10. Leading Positive Change

    PART IV: SPECIFIC COMMUNICATION SKILLS
    Supplement A. Making Oral and Written Presentations
    Supplement B. Conducting Interviews
    Supplement C. Conducting Meetings  

    Salient Features

    • These chapters grouped into three parts—Personal Skills, Interpersonal Skills, and Group Skills—so students can see how certain abilities are related to others.
    • This text contains a five-step learning model that promotes a personalized, hands-on educational experience. Designed to help students master essential management skills, this text's five-step model encourages students to address:
    1. Skill Assessment
    2. Skill Learning
    3. Skill Analysis
    4. Skill Practice
    5. Skill Application
    • Enhancing skills and emphasizing concepts. This text presents several key features and ideas to help integrate a skill-based approach into a lively classroom:
    • NEW! A new Resource Locator guide on the first page of each chapter helps students locate the relevant elements of the learning outcomes within the chapter.