Skills for Leadership
By Chris Parker & Brian Stone
Financial Times / Pearson Education
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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