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Personal Development and Management Skills

Personal Development and Management Skills

Christopher Routledge, Jan Carmichael


Develop personally and professionally as a manager with this practical book

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About the book

Personal Development and Management Skills focuses on the learning processes that underpin the skills development, whether personal or professional. Ideal for anyone studying professional development or management skills as part of a Business degree whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level, each chapter includes exercises to enable readers to get the most out of the ideas in the book. Covering everything from awareness to decision making, this book explores all the skills necessary for effective management.

Personal Development and Management Skills also examines the critical variables in management skills from the role of the senses in skills development to personal characteristics and learning, enabling readers to consider the impact of their own characteristics in their personal and professional lives. Practical, accessible and engaging, this is an essential handbook for everyone looking to develop their management skills.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: The Process;
    • Chapter - 01: Background to ADAX;
    • Chapter - 02: Awareness;
    • Chapter - 03: Decision Making;
    • Chapter - 04: Action;
    • Chapter - 05: Excellence;
  • Section - TWO: Critical Variables;
    • Chapter - 06: Experiential Learning ;
    • Chapter - 07: The Brain and Skill Development;
    • Chapter - 08: State: A Prerequisite for Skill Development;
    • Chapter - 09: Role of the Senses in Skill Development;
    • Chapter - 10: Personal Characteristics and Learning;
    • Chapter - 11: Summary and Conclusion;
  • Section - THREE: Appendix - Framework of Management Skills

Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843981480
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 13th November 2007
  • Paperback
  • Format: 246x178
  • 216 pages

About the Author

Chris Routledge is a former lecturer at Huddersfield University Business School and is now a management consultant based in the UK

Jan Carmichael is Head of the Division of the HRM in the Department of Management at Huddersfield University Business School, UK.

Christopher Routledge

Jan Carmichael