ERIC Number: ED210047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Public Administrators. Project TEAMS. (Techniques and Education for Achieving Management Skills).
Platte Technical Community Coll., Columbus, NE.
Prepared as part of a 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 encountered by public administrators. Unit I focuses on leadership, management theories, time and stress management, and problem solving. Unit II offers information related to accountability; planning; analytical and investigative skills; policy formulation, activation, and evaluation; labor regulations affecting public administrators; and labor agreements. After Unit III covers communication, management techniques, committees, public relations, conflict management, and motivation, Unit IV suggests personnel techniques and discusses personnel management and staff development. Six additional topics are covered in the final unit: economics, budgeting, grantsmanship, physical facilities, computer technology, and leisure management. Each unit provides: (1) a statement of overall unit objectives; (2) specific objectives for each topic; (3) suggested instructor and participant activities; (4) a list of instructional materials included; (5) a list of references; (6) information sheets defining terms, presenting the topics, and recommending activities and strategies for use in class and on the job; (7) transparency masters; (8) strategies for use on the job; (7) transparency masters; (8) assignment sheets; and (9) a review test. (AYC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Budgeting, Community Colleges, Computers, Learning Activities, Legislation, Management Development, Personnel Management, Problem Sets, Problem Solving, Professional Continuing Education, Public Administration, Public Administration Education, Skill Development, 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.