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Management Development Activities

Management Development Activities

David Duerden


Develop the skills and capabilities of managers in every level of the organization with this practical toolkit

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About the book

The problem with most management development is that it takes managers away from their real job at a time when they are under pressure to perform. The Managing Development Activities toolkit offers simple, practical activities that will enable managers to carry out real work whilst developing skills. It can be used as a development option for existing managers, an induction tool for new managers and a way of increasing the general level of management capability throughout your organisation.

There are over 70 exercises on topics ranging from managing underperformers to creating team objectives. Each exercise includes comprehensive notes for the HR or Training professional managing the development as well as a downloadable briefing pack for the manager. Each group of themed exercises begins with a comprehensive self-assessment questionnaire and the package is rounded off with a detailed 360-degree feedback exercise.

About the Series:
The HR Toolkits provide complete sets of customisable, printable resources to facilitate in-house training and development workshops and strategy design. Supplied as both ring binders and electronic files, and consisting of modules which can be used individually or combined for more extended programmes, the toolkits include ready-made practical exercises, handouts, discussion questions and more to upskill employees.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Getting Started in Management;
    • Chapter - 02: Setting Objectives;
    • Chapter - 03: Getting and Staying Organised;
    • Chapter - 04: Decision Making and Problem Solving;
    • Chapter - 05: Managing Performance;
    • Chapter - 06: Motivating;
    • Chapter - 07: Communicating Effectively;
    • Chapter - 08: Developing Yourself and Others;
    • Chapter - 09: Running Meetings

Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843981442
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 5th April 2006
  • Loose-leaf
  • Format: 311x275
  • 600 pages
  • Series: HR Toolkits

About the Author

David Duerden set up his own management development consultancy, DDA Consulting, following a successful career in Human Resource Management and Training & Development. Since then he has provided consultancy and training solutions for a wide range of people management problems from basic skills development to board-level strategy planning. David has worked primarily with blue chip companies in the UK, USA and Europe. These have included: BMW, Oracle, Compaq, National Air Traffic Services, Sun MicroSystems, Nationwide Building Society, ABN AMRO Bank, BT, Diageo, Digital Equipment, Hewlett Packard, The Environment Agency, Perstorp and Phillips.

David Duerden