Management and business skills

Index here items on management skills and styles, interpersonal skills, NLP, counselling, time management, budgeting and financial management, project management, delegation and negotiating, influencing, assertiveness, decision making, problem solving, presentation skills, facilitation skills, management consultants and interim management.

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    The can carriers' club

    Leadership is largely about building an environment in which people can flourish, according to Penny Hughes. “You’ve got to create a culture where everybody feels capable of reaching their leadership potential,” she says...

    The iceman cometh

    Nobody could accuse Sir Ranulph Fiennes of abandoning his goals lightly. On a solo expedition to the South Pole, for example, it took a dislodged kidney stone to force him to abort his mission. On a more recent foray into...

    Management is dead…

    Something important must be happening when our everyday language changes. The “e” prefix is being added to a growing list of words on an almost daily basis. We have e-commerce, e-business, e-learning – e-everything, it might...

    England manager should pass business leadership tests

    Hay Management Consultancy said that both Kevin Keegan and Glenn Hoddle would have failed the sort of leadership tests that are widely used by top companies. “These weaknesses could have been spotted in advance with...

    The Excellent Manager’s Business Library

    Book Author Philip Holden Publisher Gower (01235 827730) Price £45 ISBN 0 566 08105 9 This book is an attempt to collect the distilled wisdom of the world’s leading business writers. Fifteen chapters cover issues...

    Project Management

    Video Publisher Video Arts (0171 637 7288) Price £895 Project Management is a video-based introduction to the skills that should be within the repertoire of every manager. Its intended target audience is “all...

    Project Management Professional Profiler

    Developer Philip Gunn and Associates (01603 227600 or visit the web site at www.pgaltd.co.uk). Price £19.99 Requirements CD-Rom drive, Windows 95/98/NT or Mac System 7.0 or higher This CD-Rom, aimed at project managers...

    John P Kotter on What Leaders Really Do

    Author John Kotter Publisher Harvard Business School Press (distributed in the UK by McGraw-Hill, 01628 502501) Price £16.99 ISBN 0 87584 897 4 What Leaders Really Do consists of six articles written by John Kotter...

    Effective Project Management

    CD-Rom Publisher Maxim Training (01273 827788) Price from £820 plus VAT for a single user with unlimited usage Maxim’s recently released CD-Rom Effective Project Management has its origins in an earlier computer...

    Scotching the senior team talent myth

    Big business has spent the last two years holding its collective breath to see whether the furore over remuneration in banking would fade away or keep going and spill into more general issues. Well, I think they can exhale...