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Management is the skill of organizing the human resources of an organization to best achieve its ends. In this e-book, you will learn techniques and skills to help you excel in managing at any level of an organization.
by the Staff of ACS Distance Learning
Management eBook course online. Management is the process of planning, organising, leading, and controlling an organisation’s human and other resources to achieve business goals. More importantly though, effective management needs to be a process of human interaction and compassion.
Management is not a simple skill but an art requiring great feats of organisation, financial nouse and people skills. The nature of life is such that you will always come across people who challenge you. They may be your family, friends, managers or employees. The hardest thing might be to admit that you could be part of the problem.
Most bad managers don’t know they are bad. They may well admit that they are a bit erratic, or they are sometimes late to appointments, but it is rare that they will recognise that they are ineffective as managers. Never fear...read here. This book has something to offer even the best of managers.
CHAPTER 1 WHAT IS MANAGEMENT?
- Changing management practices over time
- Scope of management
CHAPTER 2 MANAGE YOURSELF FIRST
- Ineffective management
- Health management – mental & physical
CHAPTER 3 ORGANISATIONS AND STRUCTURES
- Making decisions
CHAPTER 4 CONTROL
- Maintaining focus and control
- Managing conflict
- How much control?
CHAPTER 5 MANAGING PEOPLE
- Getting the right staff
- Maintaining the workforce
- Giving staff feedback
CHAPTER 6 DOING WHAT IS RIGHT
- What is the right thing to do?
CHAPTER 7 MANAGING IMPROVEMENT
CHAPTER 8 MANAGING CHANGE
- Improve the staff you already have
CHAPTER 9 MANAGEMENT CAREERS AND JOBS
- How important is studying?
- Types of management roles
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