Competitive accommodating compromising collaborating and avoidance
1 Moreover, in solving these problems we don’t just deal with the immediate difﬁculty; we become better at solving problems in general. Dealing with live problems is the fundamental managerial process, and it can also be the source of your signiﬁcant learning – as long as you know how to learn from your experiences.
When it comes to a ‘crunch’ decision such as selecting for a key appointment, what really matters is track record – whether the person has dealt successfully with difﬁcult situations before.
Tom Boydell is a director of Inter-Logics, a small multi- disciplinary practice specialising in work around critical communications in complex organisations, strategic partnerships and multi-agency networks.
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174 Activity 28 Treat Yourself Well 177 Activity 29 Relaxation 180 Activity 30 Fitness 183 Activity 31 Manage Your Feelings 184 Activity 32 Stability Zones 188 Activity 33 The Virtual Revolution 192 Activity 34 Be Your Own Personal Trainer 196 Activity 35 Who’s the Boss?
203 Activity 36 Practising Change 206 Activity 37 Action Planning 213 Activity 38 Imaging 218 Activity 39 Managing Upwards 222 Activity 40 Beyond ‘Yes …
He is Professor of Management Learning at Henley Management College and a visiting professor at the Universities of York and Lincoln.
A flexible, self-development programme to do alone, with a colleague, or in a group.
Part One introduces a framework of 11 key managerial qualities.
The Philosophy of this Book 1 Pedler-0121/07/06 Page 3 4 Introduction Changing organizations This new Fifth Edition of A Manager’s Guide to Self-development sees many changes from the ﬁrst edition of almost 30 years ago.
Whilst the title is as relevant as it was then, our ideas about what makes for good management and leadership in organizations have evolved and changed.
Diagnostic activities help you to discover your strengths and weaknesses, and identify your own goals for self-development.