Developing Management
Skills for Leadership

By Chris Parker & Brian Stone
Financial Times / Pearson Education
February 2003
ISBN: 0-273-64618-4
338 Pages, Illustrated, 7 1/2" x 9 3/4"
$79.50 paper original

This book covers advanced undergraduate courses in Business Skills, Management, Skills Development and Manager Development. The fundamental premise of this text is to equip advanced undergraduate business students with the skills to survive and succeed in management. This is the first book to tackle these issues for a higher level academic audience and backs up its practical emphasis with the scholarly foundations of the discipline.

Contents include: the Foundations of leadership, Managing self and self image, managing one-to-one relationships, Essential leadership skills, Leading and working in groups and teams, Creative problem solving, Selling ideas and persuasive campaigning, Consultancy, negotiation and bargaining, Cross-cultural management, Leading and learning, and Planning and managing personal development.

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