Skills of Management and Leadership

Managing People in Organizations

by W. David Rees & Christine Porter

About this book

Skills of Management and Leadership is a concise introductory text focusing on the core skills of managing people in organizations. With a strong emphasis on people management, it addresses the needs of those in managerial and leadership roles, and identifies the skills needed to handle the growing range of managerial responsibilities such as prioritization, delegation, disciplinary and performance handling, and negotiation.

Packed with real-life examples of management in practice, this text explores the key original concepts of the managerial escalator, the hybrid manager and the managerial gap.

It is the ideal introductory text for undergraduate and postgraduate management students.