In its 9th Edition, Developing Management Skills has become the standard in hands-on management learning. Designed for students of all skill levels and learning styles, the text allows students to apply knowledge to real-world situations, connect concepts to their own lives, and experience management theory in a tactile and engaging way.
Updated for tomorrows managers, this text features contemporary examples, new skill assessments and cases, updated research, and tangible, relevant goals for students to work toward. Focusing on ten essential skills for success in management, Developing Management Skills focuses on what managers actually do, transforming management concepts into practical, actionable techniques.
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Essential managerial skills. These chapters are then grouped into three parts–Personal Skills, Interpersonal Skills, and Group Skills–so students can see how certain abilities are related to others.
A five-step Learning Model for promoting an active learning environment. This text contains a five-step learning model that promotes a personalised, hands-on educational experience. Designed to help students master essential management skills, this text’s five-step model encourages students to address:
Guidance on contemporary challenges. In the current economic climate, some of the everyday management protocol has changed. This text addresses these challenges and provides guidance on questions like:
Key features and ideas that enhance skills and emphasise concepts. This text presents several key features and ideas to help integrate a skill-based approach into a lively classroom: