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The Resource Managing to manage : the essential guide to people management, Derek Torrington, (electronic resource)

Managing to manage : the essential guide to people management, Derek Torrington, (electronic resource)

Label
Managing to manage : the essential guide to people management
Title
Managing to manage
Title remainder
the essential guide to people management
Statement of responsibility
Derek Torrington
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today's managers often find themselves thrust into HR-type situations presenting both challenge and opportunity, often struggling to make the right decisions for the business and for the people involved. Managing to Manage provides the essential understanding to cope with the core demands of people management, grounding the advice in clear examples and familiar situations. Split into two parts, the book explains the role of the manager and then demonstrates how to fulfil that role, taking a practical, hands-on approach. It's packed with unique key concepts, which guide the manager through es
Cataloging source
AZU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Torrington, Derek
Dewey number
658.4
Index
index present
LC call number
HD31
LC item number
.T643 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Management
  • Personnel management
  • Interpersonal relations
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Management
  • Personnel management
Label
Managing to manage : the essential guide to people management, Derek Torrington, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=524965
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; PART ONE What managing is all about; 01 Being a manager: the role, what you do and how you do it; sSAMp; The management job; 02 Being part of a business: you are not alone; The organizational context; The economic context; The political context; The social context; The international context; The bottom line; Entitlement; The manager is not alone; 03 How businesses work: strategy, policy, procedures and targets; Strategy; Policy; Procedures; Problems with procedures, and some solutions; Targets
  • 04 Organization structure: the whole thing, your bit of it and youOrganizational fundamentals; Centralization and decentralization; The organization of individual departments; 05 Organization: the culture you work in; Corporate culture; Understanding organizational culture; Developing organizational culture; 06 Communication: understanding and being understood; The telecommunications analogy; Methods of communication; Meetings; Barriers to communication; 07 Selecting team members; The employment contract; Attracting team members; The selection interview
  • 08 Discipline and grievance: sorting things out when they go wrongWhat do we mean by discipline?; What do we mean by grievance?; Are discipline and grievance procedures equitable?; 09 Training: how people learn and how to teach them; Learning in groups; Leading and other group roles; Coaching and continuous learning; 10 Performance: getting the right results from the people you work with; PART TWO How to ... ; 11 How to analyse your management job; 12 How to develop your network; Developing a network; Building the network; 13 How to organize your department
  • Checklist for thinking about the organization of a department14 How to cope with committees; Chairing; Conduct of the meeting itself; The rank and file member of the committee; 15 How to make a presentation; Objectives; The material; 16 How to write a report; 17 How to conduct a disciplinary interview; The nature of disciplinary interviewing; 18 How to conduct a selection interview; Preparation; The interview itself; After the interview; 19 How to do performance appraisal; The appraisal interview style; The appraisal interview sequence; Preparation; Interview structure; Making appraisal work
  • Appendix: Key conceptsIndex; Back Cover
Control code
ocn842221370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749466756
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0500000245
  • 9AB8F301-41FD-4A39-9439-C6EDF03750F3
System control number
  • (OCoLC)842221370
  • (Sirsi) a1865095
Label
Managing to manage : the essential guide to people management, Derek Torrington, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=524965
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; PART ONE What managing is all about; 01 Being a manager: the role, what you do and how you do it; sSAMp; The management job; 02 Being part of a business: you are not alone; The organizational context; The economic context; The political context; The social context; The international context; The bottom line; Entitlement; The manager is not alone; 03 How businesses work: strategy, policy, procedures and targets; Strategy; Policy; Procedures; Problems with procedures, and some solutions; Targets
  • 04 Organization structure: the whole thing, your bit of it and youOrganizational fundamentals; Centralization and decentralization; The organization of individual departments; 05 Organization: the culture you work in; Corporate culture; Understanding organizational culture; Developing organizational culture; 06 Communication: understanding and being understood; The telecommunications analogy; Methods of communication; Meetings; Barriers to communication; 07 Selecting team members; The employment contract; Attracting team members; The selection interview
  • 08 Discipline and grievance: sorting things out when they go wrongWhat do we mean by discipline?; What do we mean by grievance?; Are discipline and grievance procedures equitable?; 09 Training: how people learn and how to teach them; Learning in groups; Leading and other group roles; Coaching and continuous learning; 10 Performance: getting the right results from the people you work with; PART TWO How to ... ; 11 How to analyse your management job; 12 How to develop your network; Developing a network; Building the network; 13 How to organize your department
  • Checklist for thinking about the organization of a department14 How to cope with committees; Chairing; Conduct of the meeting itself; The rank and file member of the committee; 15 How to make a presentation; Objectives; The material; 16 How to write a report; 17 How to conduct a disciplinary interview; The nature of disciplinary interviewing; 18 How to conduct a selection interview; Preparation; The interview itself; After the interview; 19 How to do performance appraisal; The appraisal interview style; The appraisal interview sequence; Preparation; Interview structure; Making appraisal work
  • Appendix: Key conceptsIndex; Back Cover
Control code
ocn842221370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749466756
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0500000245
  • 9AB8F301-41FD-4A39-9439-C6EDF03750F3
System control number
  • (OCoLC)842221370
  • (Sirsi) a1865095

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