50 Essential Management Techniques

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Gower Publishing, Ltd., 1995 - Business & Economics - 216 pages
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Each entry in this bestselling book introduces a technique, explains how it works, then shows with the aid of an entertaining case study, how it can be used to solve an actual problem. The 50 techniques, including some never before published, are grouped into 11 subject areas, ranging from strategy to learning.
 

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Contents

The open system
3
Stakeholderrole set analysis
10
The profit impact of market share
18
The four Ps
26
Features and benefits
29
The balance sheet
45
The budget process
58
Operational meetings
72
Zipfs Law
115
Meeting skills
129
Assertiveness
145
Key words
159
The priority grid
175
Organizational size
191
The principle of recursion
195
The commitment curve
210

Breakeven analysis
86
Opportunity costbenefit
101

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