The second edition of this handbook brings together the expertise of 33 specialists. Between them they cover the whole range of personal skills needed by today’s managers. The original text has been revised and updated, and a complete section has been added on how to run the main specialist functions. Part 1 deals with personal skills and includes chapters on self-development and career planning. Part 2 covers “people skills”, including leadership, teambuilding and communication. Part 3 new for this edition – looks at the particular problems of managing departments such as production, personnel, marketing and finance. Part 4 addresses the skills required for running a successful business. Each chapter contains an introduction and detailed guidelines, and ends with a checklist of key points and suggestions for further reading. For the practising manager – or the would-be manager – “Gower Handbook of Management Skills” represents a one-book library which wisely used cannot fail to improve effectiveness.
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