The Little Book of Big Management Theories

Author: James McGrath
Publisher:
ISBN: 1292200626
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Employee motivation

101 management theories from the world's best management thinkers - the fast, focussed and express route to success. As a busy manager, you need solutions to everyday work problems fast. The Little Book of Big Management Theories gives you access to the very best theories and models that every manager should know and be able to use. Cutting through the waffle and hype, McGrath and Bates concentrate on the theories that really matter to managers day-to-day. Each theory is covered in two pages - telling you what it is, how to use it and the questions you should be asking - so you can immediately apply your new knowledge in the real world. The Little Book of Big Management Theories will ensure you can: Quickly resolve a wide range of practical management problems Be a better, more decisive manager who gets the job done Better motivate and influence your staff, colleagues and stakeholders Improve your standing and demonstrate that you are ready for promotion All you need to know and how to apply it - in a nutshell.

The Little Book of Big Management Theories

Author: James McGrath
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9781292200644
Release Date: 2017-06-20
Genre: Business & Economics

101 management theories from the world’s best management thinkers – the fast, focussed and express route to success. As a busy manager, you need solutions to everyday work problems fast. The Little Book of Big Management Theories gives you access to the very best theories and models that every manager should know and be able to use. Cutting through the waffle and hype, McGrath and Bates concentrate on the theories that really matter to managers day-to-day. Each theory is covered in two pages – telling you what it is, how to use it and the questions you should be asking – so you can immediately apply your new knowledge in the real world. The Little Book of Big Management Theories will ensure you can: Quickly resolve a wide range of practical management problems Be a better, more decisive manager who gets the job done Better motivate and influence your staff, colleagues and stakeholders Improve your standing and demonstrate that you are ready for promotion All you need to know and how to apply it – in a nutshell.

The Little Book of Big Management Theories

Author: Jim McGrath
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0273785265
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

100 Management theories from the world's best business thinkers - the fast, focussed and express route to success. Jim McGrath has worked in both the private and public sectors as a senior manager. He was Senior Lecturer for the MA Professional Development at the City of Birmingham University. For his doctoral thesis he researched the 'Exercise of Management and Leadership'. He is also the co-author of three books including Your Education Leadership Handbook, published by Pearson. Dr. Bob Bates worked in the Civil Service for many years as a senior manager before becoming a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham City University in 1997. Throughout his career he has worked extensively with SMEs specialising in staff and management development. Introduction How to get the most out of this book Section 1 How to manage people Section 2 How to lead people Section 3 How to motivate staff Section 4 How to build and manage teams Section 5 How to analyse organisational culture Section 6 How to lead change Section 7 Strategic management Section 8 How to manage quality Section 9 How to exercise authority, power and influence Section 10 - The best of the rest. A miscellany of great ideas for managers

The Little Book of Big Management Wisdom

Author: James McGrath
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9781292148458
Release Date: 2017-08-21
Genre: Business & Economics

90 Management quotes from the world’s best thinkers – The Intriguing, fast, and focused rout to success. The Little Book of Big Management Wisdom outlines 90 of the greatest management quotations ever. The majority of quotes have been taken from legendary business leaders and commentators, including Warren Buffet and Peter Drucker. However, there are a few surprise inclusions from such people as Robert Frost and Elvis Presley. Each quotation, what it means, how to use it and the questions you should be asking, is outlined in two pages so you can immediately start to apply it in the real world. Packed with advice on how to deal with a wide range of management issues, this book will provide you with the insight and skills you require to succeed. Manage and develop your business Manage yourself and your career Motivate and lead people Turn your customers into partners Plan effectively Make better decisions All you want to know and how to apply it - in a nutshell. ‘Pure nectar - a distillation of management with passion. Not only a book for Management but should be required reading for any sales executive’. Dr Paul Mycock, Principle Consultant, Ampercom Ltd

The Little Book of Big Coaching Models

Author: Bob Bates
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 129208149X
Release Date: 2015-02-12
Genre: Employees

Leaders and Managers want quick answers, quick ways to reach solutions, ways and means to access knowledge that won’t eat into their precious time and quick ideas that deliver a big result. The Little Book of Big Coaching Models cuts through all the noise and gives managers access to the very best coaching models that they need to get the best from their team Every model is quick and easy to read and delivers the essential information and know-how quickly, efficiently and memorably.

The Little Book That Makes You Rich

Author: Louis Navellier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118045114
Release Date: 2011-01-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Profit from a powerful, proven investment strategy The Little Book That Makes You Rich is the latest book in the popular "Little Book, Big Profits" series. Written by Louis Navellier -- one of the most well-respected and successful growth investors of our day -- this book offers a fundamental understanding of how to get rich using the best in growth investing strategies. Navellier has made a living by picking top, actively traded stocks and capturing unparalleled profits from them in the process. Now, with The Little Book That Makes You Rich, he shows you how to find stocks that are poised for rapid price increases, regardless of overall stock market direction. Navellier also offers the statistical and quantitative measures needed to measure risk and reward along the path to profitable growth stock investing. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, The Little Book That Makes You Rich gives individual investors specific tools for selecting stocks based on the factors that years of research have proven to lead to growth stock profits. These factors include analysts' moves, profit margins expansion, and rapid sales growth. In addition to offering you tips for not paying too much for growth, the author also addresses essential issues that every growth investor must be aware of, including which signs will tell you when it's time to get rid of a stock and how to monitor a portfolio in order to maintain its overall quality. Accessible and engaging, The Little Book That Makes You Rich outlines an effective approach to building true wealth in today's markets. Louis Navellier (Reno, NV) has one of the most exceptional long-term track records of any financial newsletter editor in America. As a financial analyst and editor of investment newsletters since 1980, Navellier's recommendations (published in Emerging Growth) have gained over 4,806 percent in the last 22 years, as confirmed by a leading independent newsletter rating service, The Hulbert Financial Digest. Emerging Growth is one of Navellier's four services, which also includes his Blue Chip Growth service for large-cap stock investors, his Quantum Growth service for active traders seeking shorter-term gains, and his Global Growth service for active traders focused on high growth global stocks.

Simply Managing

Author: Henry Mintzberg
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 9781609949242
Release Date: 2013-09-02
Genre: Business & Economics

The Essence of Managing Henry Mintzberg appreciates that managers are busy people. So he has taken his classic book Managing, done some updating, and distilled its essence into a lean 176 pages of text. The essence of the book remains the same: what Mintzberg learned from observing twenty-nine managers in settings ranging from a refugee camp to a symphony orchestra. Simply Managing considers the intense dynamics of this job as well as its inescapable conundrums, for example: • How is anyone supposed to think, let alone think ahead, in this frenetic job? • Are leaders really more important than managers? • Where has all the judgment gone? • Is email destroying management practice? • How can managers connect when their job disconnects them from what they are managing? If you read only one book about managing, this should be it!

The Management Book

Author: Richard Newton
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9780273750352
Release Date: 2012-07-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Clearly structured in 36 short sections, this practical book provides rapid, accessible advice on all the essential management challenges. Focusing on the manager’s key role - managing teams to get things done, this book looks at the essential parts of management from unusual perspectives and different angles. Structured with the busy manager in mind, you can dip into any section of the book and read it as an individual piece of advice or read it end-to-end to gain an overall picture of management.

Learning Theories Simplified

Author: Bob Bates
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781473962224
Release Date: 2015-10-08
Genre: Education

Are you struggling to get your head around John Dewey’s educational pragmatism? What exactly is Jean Piaget saying about cognitive development? Maybe you’re running out of time and patience making sense of Carol Dweck’s mindsets? Have you reached breaking point reading Daniel T. Willingham on educational neuroscience? Written for busy teachers, trainers, managers and students, this dip-in dip-out guide makes theories of learning accessible and practical. It explores over 100 classic and contemporary learning theorists in an easy-to-use, bite-sized format with clear relevant illustrations on how each theory will benefit your teaching and learning. Each model or theory is explained in less than 350 words, many with accompanying diagrams, and the ‘how to use it’ sections, in less than 500 words. Every entry includes: Do it steps in order to apply the theory or model Reflection points & challenges to develop your understanding of how to apply it Analogies & metaphors from which understanding and meaning can be drawn Tips for the classroom Further reading if you want to explore a theory in greater depth.

The 30 Day MBA

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749463328
Release Date: 2011-08-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Drawing on the twelve core disciplines of business, including business law, economics, marketing and finance, this second edition of the hugely successful The 30 Day MBA shows you to use key business concepts and tools to assess business decisions and implement strategy. You will be able to create your own Management Information Resource Centre, giving you access to business information on markets and competitors, research data and case studies, as well as hundreds of free business tools to help you carry out analyses. Importantly it will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to take part in strategic decisions alongside MBA graduates. Now including a thorough explanation of the 'break-even' analysis - the tool for making cost, volume, pricing and profit decisions - and case studies detailing economically resilient brands with particular focus on developing countries, The 30 Day MBA, second edition places MBA skills within reach of all professionals and students.

Management Theory

Author: John Sheldrake
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1861529635
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

This book brings together a broad and stimulating range of literature and academic research to provide a comprehensive, critical evaluation of the development of management theory from the late eighteenth century to the present day. It provides a clear outline of the subjecta s main themes through examination of the lives and writings of more than twenty-four key thinkers a from F.W. Taylor, Max Weber and Mary Parker Follet through to Peter Drucker, William Ouchi, Charles Handy, Geert Hofstede, Kenichi Ohmae and Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Each chapter identifies the thinkera s main contribution to management theory and also provides a critical review, discussion questions and a guide to further reading for those wishing to take their studies further. Chapters can be used as free-standing essays but patterns of interaction and influence between different thinkers are highlighted and interlinked between chapters. This text is an accessible summary of the evolution of key themes in management thought. Undergraduate and postgraduate students of business studies, management and organizational behaviour will find this book to be invaluable. It will also appeal to general readers looking for an insight into management thinking.

Management Theory and Practice

Author: Gerald Cole
Publisher:
ISBN: 1408095270
Release Date: 2015-04-08
Genre:

The 8th edition of Management: Theory and Practice follows the same much-admired style developed by Gerald Cole with short, succinct chapters covering all aspects of management theory and practice commonly taught on undergraduate courses. This new edition brings an increased focus on real world examples of management in practice with the introduction of vignettes. Skills sheets and a running case study are also new features, which will help students put what they have learned into practice.

The Little Book of Sideways Markets

Author: Vitaliy N. Katsenelson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111801037X
Release Date: 2010-11-17
Genre: Business & Economics

"It's hard to talk clearly about investing and make sense to ordinary readers at the same time. Katsenelson gives a lucid explanation of today's markets with sound advice about how to make money while avoiding the traps that the market sets for exuberant bulls and frightened bears alike." — Thomas G. Donlan, Barron's "A thoroughly enjoyable read. Provides a clear framework for equity investing in today's ‘sideways' and volatile markets useful to everyone. Clear thinking and clear writing are not often paired - well done!" — Dick Weil, CEO, Janus Capital Group "The bible for how to invest in the most tumultuous financial market environment since the Great Depression. A true guidebook for how to build wealth prudently." — David Rosenberg, Chief Economist & Strategist, Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. "A wonderful, grounded read for new and seasoned investors alike, Katsenelson explains in plain English why volatility and sideways markets are a stock picker's best friend." — The Motley Fool, www.Fool.com Praise for Active Value Investing "This book reads like a conversation with Vitaliy: deep, insightful, inquisitive, and civilized." — Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan "Thoroughly enjoyable . . for the thoughtful and often entertaining way in which it is delivered. . . Katsenelson takes his reader step by step into the mind of the value investor by relating, in a fictional addendum to Fiddler on the Roof, the story of Tevye's purchase of Golde, the cow. He also describes his own big-time gambling evening (he was willing to lose a maximum of $40) and that of a half-drunken, rowdy fellow blackjack player to stress the importance of process. He then moves on to the fundamental principles of active value investing. What differentiates this book from so many others on value investing is that it describes, sometimes through the use of case studies, the thinking of a value investor. Not just his models or his metrics but his assessments. Katsenelson is an empiricist who weighs facts, looks for contraindications, and makes decisions. He makes value investing come alive. This may be a little book, but it's packed with insights for both novices and experienced investors. And it is a delight to read." —Seeking Alpha

Little Book of Conflict Transformation

Author: John Lederach
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 9781680990423
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Political Science

This clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict—that eternally beleaguering human situation. John Paul Lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels—person-to-person, factions within communities, warring nations. He explores why "conflict transformation" is more appropriate than "conflict resolution" or "management." But he refuses to be drawn into impractical idealism. Conflict Transformation is an idea with a deep reach. Its practice, says Lederach, requires "both solutions and social change." It asks not simply "How do we end something not desired?", but "How do we end something destructive and build something desired?" How do we deal with the immediate crisis, as well as the long-term situation? What disciplines make such thinking and practices possible? A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.