ERIC Number: ED210051
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Achieving Management Skills. Project TEAMS. (Techniques and Education for Achieving Management Skills).
Platte Technical Community Coll., Columbus, NE.
Prepared as part of Platte Technical Community College's project to help managers and supervisors develop practical, up-to-date managerial skills in a relatively short time, this instructional workbook provides information and exercises applicable to on-the-job situations. Unit I focuses on time management, the causes and management of stress, and aspects of personnel management, including human relations, employee counseling, change strategies, and conflict resolution. Unit II provides the manager with an opportunity to increase his/her knowledge of budgeting and financial management, computer systems, and planning. Unit III covers the topics of communication (in terms of barriers to effective communication, organizational communication, and listening skills), delegation of responsibility, and motivation (covering the theories of Maslow, Herzberg, and McGregor and motivational devices). The final unit explores the government regulations affecting business, problem solving and decision making, and public relations. Each of the units is structured identically and includes: (1) overall unit objectives; (2) specific objectives related to each topic; (3) suggested instructor and participant activities; (4) a list of instructional materials included; (5) a reference list; (6) information sheets which define terms, present topics, and recommend techniques; (7) transparency masters; (8) assignment sheets; and (9) a review test. (AYC)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Budgeting, Business Administration, Business Communication, Community Colleges, Computers, Decision Making, Learning Activities, Legislation, Management Development, Motivation, Personnel Management, Planning, Problem Solving, Professional Continuing Education, Public Relations, Skill Development, Stress Variables, Supervisory Methods, Textbooks, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, Lincoln.
Authoring Institution: Platte Technical Community Coll., Columbus, NE.
Identifiers: Management Skills