ERIC Number: ED278775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Manager. Outlining for Busy Managers the Key Points of Effective Management. The Supervisor's "Do-It-Yourself" Series 2.
Rabey, Gordon P.
This guide, which is intended for new supervisors and managers to use in an independent study setting, deals with the key points of effective management. The following topics are discussed in the individual sections: understanding what a manager is and why managers are appointed; setting objectives and achieving results; planning and controlling activities (labor cost, production, quality, inventory, and budgetary control); identifying and managing resources (financial management, fixed assets, people employed, stock, work methods, value analysis, marketing strategy, and time management); planning staffing requirements (labor force planning, recruitment and selection, staff training and appraisal, and staff development); working with people (abilities required in management, strategies for managing change, industrial relations, complaints and grievances, discipline, worker participation, decision-making and problem-solving techniques, and safety at work); communicating; and putting all the different facets of management together. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Budgeting, Communication Skills, Decision Making, Employer Employee Relationship, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Interpersonal Competence, Labor Relations, Leadership, Management Development, Money Management, Personnel Management, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Recruitment, Resource Allocation, Staff Development, Supervision, Supervisory Methods, Supervisory Training
Institute of Supervisory Management, 22 Bore Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6LP, England (2.00 pounds; 20 or more--15% discount).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of Supervisory Management, Lichfield (England).
Note: For related documents, see CE 045 394-398.