Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership: Developing Effective People Skills for Better Leadership and Management

Overview

In order to make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing themselves and others. However, in addition, they need to be aware of the management and business considerations that affect their work. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference. 

...

See more details below
Paperback (Third Edition)
$58.56
BN.com price
(Save 9%)$65.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $12.57   
  • New (7) from $12.57   
  • Used (2) from $42.42   
Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership: Developing Effective People Skills for Better Leadership and Management

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook - Third Edition)
$52.00
BN.com price
(Save 20%)$65.00 List Price

Overview

In order to make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing themselves and others. However, in addition, they need to be aware of the management and business considerations that affect their work. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference. 

This new edition is the only book that covers in one volume the new Leading, Managing and Developing People and Developing Skills for Business Leadership modules, which are part of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's Leadership and Management Standards.

Chapters include a list of key terms and concepts as well as learning objectives. Questions and the main learning points can be found at the end of each chapter for quick summarization. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership is also accompanied by additional online material for use by instructors as well as an exhaustive set of questions and answers for students.  

Additional online teaching and learning resources can be found here:
http://www.koganpage.com/editions/armstrongs-handbook-of-management-and-leadership/9780749465520

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Praise for the previous edition:

"Including real-world examples, they differentiate between management and leadership, and overview various change models/approaches to customer service and quality management." -Book News, Inc.

Praise for the previous edition:

"Including real-world examples, they differentiate between management and leadership, and overview various change models/approaches to customer service and quality management." -Book News, Inc.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749465520
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 380
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Armstrong is Joint Managing Partner of e-reward and former Chief Examiner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). His books have sold over 500,000 copies worldwide and are translated into over 20 languages. Among them are Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management, Armstrong's Handbook of Performance Management and Strategic Human Resource Management (all published by Kogan Page).

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Part One Leading, managing and developing fundamentals
1. Leading people 
2. Managing people 
3. Developing people 

Part Two Approaches to HRM and L&D 
4. The concept of human resource management 
5. Delivering HRM 
6. The role and organization of the HR and L&D functions 
7. The contribution of HRM and L&D in different types of organization 
8. The professional and ethical approach to HRM and L&D 

Part three People management processes 
9. Employee engagement 
10. Motivation 
11. Commitment 
12. Change management 
13. Flexible working 

Part four Management skills 
14. Managing oneself 
15. Managing interpersonal relationships at work 
16. Influencing people 
17. People management skills 
18. Problem solving and decision making 
19. Analytical, critical and consultancy skills 
20. Information handling skills 
21. Business and financial skills 
22. Postgraduate study skills

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)