Next Generation Management Development: The Complete Guide and Resource

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 22, 2006 - Business & Economics - 489 pages
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This innovative, comprehensive, and fully integrated management development program provides a vehicle for enabling managers and leaders to participate more effectively in their organization's OD processes. The concepts, models, tools, and other materials have been used successfully to train managers, leaders, and MD/OD personnel in organizations such as IBM, AT&T, Kraft, Baxter Labs, Sears, Caterpiller, and the U.S. Navy, Army, and Air Force. The accompanying CD-ROM contains customizable tools for OD consultants and facilitators as well as additional chapter material.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
COURSE SYLLABUS
16
1Preview of the Books Next Generation MDOD Project
17
MANAGEMENT INTEGRATIVE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES
31
Initial Perspectives on Management Functions and Processes
33
Concluding Remarks
43
The Analysis Phase
44
Planning Phase Functions
64
INDIVIDUAL PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
281
Individual Problem Solving and Decision Making
286
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS AND SKILLS
309
Perspectives on Interpersonal Relations
311
Effective Communication
351
TEAM THINKWORK IN ORGANIZATIONS
371
Guiding and Participating in Team ThinkWork Processes
373
LEARNING AND OTHER MANAGERIAL AND PERSONAL SKILLS
393

Decision Making
103
Concluding Remarks
120
Implementation Functions of Management
121
Managing Time
142
INDIVIDUAL ORGANIZATIONAL AND MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOR AND DEVELOPMENT
161
Preliminary Materials
162
Major Nonpersonal Influences on Managerial Behavior
195
Personal Influences on Managerial Behavior
212
Unifying One Best Style and Contingency or Situational Theories
253
Summary of SocioTechnical Influences and the Implications
265
Better Individual and Organizational Learning
395
Concluding Remarks
421
SUMMARY AND SYNTHESIS OF CONCEPTS PROCESSES MODELS AND PRACTICES
427
The Unified Practice of Management Model and Its Implications
429
Basic Descriptions of Major Management Gurus Concepts
449
References
461
Index
473
How to Use the CDROM
487
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Robert D. Cecil is the chairman and president of R.D. Cecil and Company.

William J. Rothwell is a professor of workplace learning and performance in the Department of Learning and Performance at the University Park Campus of the Pennsylvania State University.

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