9781292200620

The Little Book of Big Management Theories ... and how to use them

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  • ISBN13:

    9781292200620

  • ISBN10:

    1292200626

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-10-05
  • Publisher: Ft Pr

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Summary

Winner of the ‘Practical Manager’ category at the CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2015 and now fully revised, updated and with 31 new theories.

 

“A delight to read and a highly refreshing approach to the world of management. I highly recommend it.” Rebecca Taylor, the Dean and Director of Studies at the Open University Business School

 

‘I’ll make sure that every manager in our pharmacy outlets gets a copy of this book.’ Manjit Jhooty, Managing Director, Jhoots Pharmacy

 

‘Every manager should read this book.’

Geoff Round, Chief Executive, Birmingham Civic Housing Association Ltd

 

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 to focus only on the ones that really matter to managers day-to-day, each theory is covered in two pages – 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:

 

·    Understand a wide range of management theories, their context and how you can apply them

·    Discover clear insights into a wide range of practical management issues and how to deal with them. 

·    Quickly resolve a wide range of management problems

·    Better motivate and influence your staff, colleagues and stakeholders

·    Be a more effective manager and demonstrate that you are ready for promotion

 

All you need to know and how to apply it – in a nutshell.

 

Winner of the ‘Practical Manager’ category at the Chartered Management Institute Management Book of the Year Awards.

 

Rebecca Taylor, the Dean and Director of Studies at the Open University Business School, explained why the book deserved to win:

“This book was a delight to read and was a highly refreshing approach to the world of management. The ‘big’ ideas have been boiled down into easily-digestible chunks that are perfect either as an introduction or a refresher for the more experienced manager. The personal writing style and lack of preaching makes it a brilliant desk-side companion for a manager of any level, and I highly recommend it.”

 

Author Biography

James McGrath worked as an accountant and senior manager in industry, local government and as a self-employed management consultant before becoming Course Director for the MA in Education and Professional Development at the City of Birmingham University. He is also co-author of The Little Book of Big Management Theories and author of The Little Book of Big Management Questions and The Little Book of Big Decision Models.

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