The Essential Management Toolbox: Tools, Models and Notes for Managers and Consultants / Edition 1

The Essential Management Toolbox: Tools, Models and Notes for Managers and Consultants / Edition 1

by Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn
     
 

… the key concept of the script is unique and presented well when compared with similar books in the market. The London School of Marketing is happy to include this book in its essential reading list as a better source for further reading around the Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma, the Chartered Institute of Marketing

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… the key concept of the script is unique and presented well when compared with similar books in the market. The London School of Marketing is happy to include this book in its essential reading list as a better source for further reading around the Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Diploma, the Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Postgraduate Diploma and the Diploma in Management Consultancy.

Anton Dominique, Strategy & Marketing Director, London School of Marketing

This is a must have for all aspirant consultants and business strategists as it cuts to what the tools are for and how you use them in a business context.”

Nick Beech, Director of Programmes, European Centre of Corporate Governance, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

This book has been included by the Institute of Business Consulting (IBC) to the recommended reading list for its two professional qualifications: the Certificate in Management Consulting Essentials and the Diploma in Management Consultancy.

Sabrina Ahmed, Professional Standards Manager, Institute of Business Consulting, London

This book is on the reading list for our Consultancy Certificate and Diploma courses because Professor Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn has put together a valuable compendium of tools and models for the practising consultant.”

Philip Albon, Managing Director, Techniques for Change Ltd

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470518373
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

SIMON BURTONSHAW-GUNN has worked on management consultancyprojects in the UK, Libya, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Indonesia,and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In addition he has designed anddelivered management training as part of a European Unionco-operation programme in, Bangladesh, Thailand, Sri Lanka,Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and India.
He has a strong academic background evidenced by two Master’sdegrees in management strategy topics together with a PhD byresearch in partnering and collaborative working. To complement hisacademic achievements his experience is recognized with Fellowshipof four professional institutions including the UK’sChartered Management Institute and the Institute of BusinessConsulting. For a period of four years he held the position of aPost-doctorate Research Fellow at the Manchester MetropolitanUniversity relinquishing this at the beginning of 2005 to take upthe role of a Visiting Professor at the University of Salford inGreater Manchester. Here he served for almost three years in the 6*research rated School of the Built Environment before beingappointed as the first Visiting Professor to the new SalfordBusiness School. Professor Burtonshaw-Gunn has been a researchexaminer for the UK’s Chartered Institute of Purchasing andSupply (CIPS) since 2002 and is currently an external member of theEmployment and Finance Committee and succession member to the Boardof Governors at the University of Bolton. He has recently beenappointed as a member of the Court at the University of Leeds for atwo-year term.
Simon is one of the founding members of an academic research group(International Supply Chain Risk Management) and has presentedconference papers in Sweden, the USA, UK, Hungary and India,together with a number of refereed publications, professionaljournal articles and textbook contributions. This is his firstbook.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

Acknowledgements.

1. Business Planning.

2. Change Management.

3. Customer Relationship Management.

4. Decision Making and Problem Resolution.

5. Financial Management.

6. International Business.

7. Marketing Management.

8. Organizational Development.

9. People-Focused Performance Management.

10. Process Improvement.

11. Product Management.

12. Project Management.

13. Quality Management.

14. Risk Management.

15. Strategic Management.

16. Supply Chain Management.

17. Time Management.

18. Undertaking Research.

19. Working as a Consultant.

20. Workshop Facilitation.

References.

Index.

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