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Thinking about management

R. W. Holder

Thinking about management

by R. W. Holder

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Published by Warner in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Bath University Press, 1992.

StatementR. W. Holder.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,307p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20109979M
ISBN 100751504858
OCLC/WorldCa31012123

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Creative Thinking for Managers – Five Valuable Tools. One of the most important skills for any business manager to possess is creative thinking. You can’t expect to succeed in business if you are always doing everything ‘by the book’. Levitt, author of The Marketing Imagination (Free Pr., ; rev. ed.), very briefly discusses a number of topics affecting managers. He asserts that central to effective management is the capacity to think, change, and operate. Accordingly, the book is divided into three sections/5(10).

The findings of this study, which dealt with current and near-future management issues, as well as classical and contemporary thinking about management, were used as the blueprint for the updating of this book. After placing management in context, the authors deal with the knowledge, skills and dispositions required of managers to perform the 5/5. Completely updated and revised, this eleventh edition arms managers with the business tools they’ll need to succeed. The text presents managerial concepts and theory related to the fundamentals of planning, leading, organising, and controlling with a strong emphasis on application. It offers new information on the changing nature of communication through s: 1.


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