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Study Skills for Managers

Study Skills for Managers

June 1990 | 104 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Demands made on the management skills of Britain's 2.5 million managers increase continually. Each year 90,000 people take courses to improve their management skills. Colleges and universities are expanding to meet this demand for better qualified managers.

Employers increasingly regard training as an investment in people. But companies often do not fully understand the challenge of combining a career with study and individuals may underestimate the demands of part-time study.

Study Skills for Managers has been developed with all managers in mind. It emphasizes the needs of those beginning a part-time MBA or Diploma, but is also relevant to all managers concerned with

self development and with keeping up-to-date.

The author brings together practical ideas and advice for busy managers wishing to improve the effectiveness of their self-development and study skills. The book covers a wide range of topics including: information and memory; diagrams as an aid to thinking and learning; reading and report writing; time management; and stress management.

Readers are encouraged to test and develop their own skills at every stage and to assess their own strengths and weaknesses. A series of exercises increases the reader's self-confidence and builds links between the world of work and the world of management learning.

Management Education and this Book
Self Development and the Return to Learning
Where Are You Now?
Study Schedules and Time Management
Coping with It All

Diagrams as an Aid to Thinking and Learning
Reading Techniques
Writing and Preparing Reports
Managing Yourself
Over to You - Continuing the Development of Your Study Skills


`Helpful and stimulating' - Company Accountant

This book is very outdated - it starts with an exhortation to 'look to the 1990's'! There is a very simplistic approach to some concepts as they are understood today. However, having said that, some sections do provide a good basic introduction.

Mr Peter Hammond
business, University of Teesside
September 29, 2012

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