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Management Extra

Management Training Workbooks

Stuck for ideas, inspiration or just want to work differently? Management Extra brings all the best management thinking together in one package. The books are practical and well structured to provide an in depth treatment of these management topics.

The series fuses key theories and concepts with applied activities to help managers examine how they work in practice. The books are created with individuals in mind. They are designed to help you improve your management skills. Management Extra can also be used in conjunction with management programmes of study aligned to standards.

Each of the books has case studies, self assessments and activities all underpinned by knowledge and understanding of the frameworks and techniques required to improve performance. Management Extra provides managers and trainers with a handbook for action and development.

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  1. Positive Working Relationships

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    This book explores the skills of communication and assertive behaviour and how they enable openness and honesty to be brought into a relationship. It looks at how to develop better working relationships by applying these skills in three specific areas: negotiations, meetings and conflict management....

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  2. Development for High Performance

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    A key feature of the role of managers is to develop the people who make up their team. This book explains the development process and contextualises it against the overall aims, strategies and business plans of the organisation. It explores the role of the line manager in creating development...

    Published October 1st 2008 by Routledge

  3. Financial Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    To gain competitive advantage all parts of an organisation must be able to talk to one another. It follows then that all managers must be, in some sense, financial managers who are able to speak the common language of finance. This book aims to provide learners with the necessary understanding to...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Quality and Operations Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    This book considers the associated concepts of quality and operations and places customers at the heart of a quality business operation. It explains how organisations that are focused on delivering quality products and services continuously improve the design, planning and control of their...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Change Management Revised Edition

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    This book explores change from the perspective of the organisation and from the individual manager. It considers how change affects organisations; how they respond to changes in the business environment, influence that environment and use change processes to gain competitive advantage. It explores...

    Published June 19th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Project Management

    Revised Edition

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    This book focuses on the activities involved in initiating, planning, implementing and completing a project successfully. As well as covering the tools and techniques of project management, it also pays attention to the soft issues involved - how to manage the people side of project management....

    Published June 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Leadership and Management in Organisations

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    John Kotter of the Harvard Business School is one of a number of experts who believe that organisations are over managed and under led, at least partially because people do not appreciate the differences between management and leadership. We start this book by challenging mental models of...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Making Sense of Data and Information

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    Managers need to be able to make sense of data and to use it selectively to answer key questions: Why has quality fallen in the last week? Should we subcontract or employ more people? What will consumer demand be in the future? They need to be able to assess the value of data and to detect what is...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Reaching Your Goals Through Innovation

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    This book explores the concept of spotting good ideas, linking them to the business context and making them work. In doing so you will be reaching, achieving and even exceeding your goals. Key objectives are: to use objectives and goals to help you set direction and monitor outcomes for you and...

    Published February 13th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Effective Communications

    By Elearn

    Series: Management Extra

    What makes communication exciting in our age is the application of new media and the individual empowerment that comes with blogs, wikkis, and mobile technology, in other words our sense of connectedness. These don’t come without their difficulties, but they present very interesting...

    Published February 13th 2007 by Routledge

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