A Manager's Guide to Self-development

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McGraw-Hill, 2001 - Business & Economics - 285 pages
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This book is designed as a self-development programme for managers seeking to develop skills such as mental agility, creativity, social skills and emotional resilience. The book is divided into two main parts. The first part outlines eleven key managerial qualities and the second contains practical activities aimed at developing the reader's skills and abilities. The book has been extended and updated to reflect the challenges faced by managers in the new economy, and also the need to balance work and life.

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About the author (2001)

Mike Pedler is Emeritus Professor of Action Learning at Henley Business School, University of Reading and a partner in the Centre for Action Learning Facilitation. He has written and edited many books on self-development, action learning and the learning organisation.

Christine Abbott is a partner in the Centre for Action Learning Facilitation. She is an associate of the Open University and Leeds Metropolitan University. A Trustee of the ILM, she was instrumental in writing the qualification standards for action learning.

Burgoyne is Professor of Management Learning at Lancaster University where he has established an international reputation for his thinking about management and management development.

Boydell is Director of Transform Individual and Organization Development Consultants Ltd.

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