A Handbook of Management Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide To Achieving Managerial Excellence & Improved Decision Making
Now in its fourth edition, this bestselling guide to modern management techniques is the ideal companion for all managers, as well as an essential reference for business students. A Handbook of Management Techniques boasts over 100 systematic and analytical methods used by managers to assist in decision-making and to improve efficiency and effectiveness. The techniques contained in this weighty tome (over 700 pages) cover all fields of modern management. Diagrams support the text throughout and, as always, the acclaimed author, Michael Armstrong writes in an accessible and easy-to-read style.
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