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Managing Development and Change

The Open University

Publisher: The Open University, 1996 , 60 pages

ISBN: SUP37361-3

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1 European Reflections: On Work and Culture
    • Europe and the future of the United Kingdom
    • The bottom line is not always the same
    • Rich man, poor man
      • The social role of money
      • Money = liberty, choice
      • Money = honour
      • Money = safety
      • Pre-money = barter
    • Unemployment as a form of social control
    • Concepts of work
      • A spotlight on lunch breaks
      • Lunch as metaphor
      • Concepts of work and non-work
    • The complexities of sport sponsorship
    • National cultures and organizational cultures
  • Part 2 The Legal Framework of Management
    1. Introduction
    2. The manager and the law
      • Legal persons
      • Crime
      • Contract
      • Torts
    3. An outline of the legal system
      • Legal rules
      • Where to find the law
      • Courts and Tribunals
      • Beyond the English legal system
    4. Contracts: general principles
      • Remedies for breach of contract
    5. Survey of management law
      • Agency
      • Sale of goods
      • Consumer protection
      • Employment contracts
      • Health and safety at work
      • Civil liability in respect of health and safety at work
      • Central and local government agencies
      • Data protection
      • Intellectual property
    6. The law in action
  • Part 3 Interviewing Skills
    • Skills of communication
      • Questioning
      • Listening
      • Summarizing
      • Checking understanding
      • Giving and processing feedback
      • Observing
      • Using appropriate language
    • Skills of presentation
      • Establishing rapport
      • Clarity
      • Informing
    • Skills of decision making
      • Consulting
      • Establishing facts
      • Reflecting
      • Analysing
      • Evaluating
      • Making judgements
  • Part 4 Appraisal — Sample Documentation provided by Nuclear Electric plc

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by Roland Buresund last modified 2014-01-25 16:25

Rating: ***** (OK)

This book has very little validity outside the other B751 course books.

MBA material, what do you expect?


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