The Management Skill-Builder Activity Pack

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Learning by doing is so much more effective than learning by reading?which is why trainers will love this original collection of 42 hands-on activities for managers.

Designed by the world-class training team of John Adair and Terry Gillen, this essential collection of group and individual exercises will help trainers introduce and improve their employees? crucial management skills. The activities include:

* Practical, tactile construction exercises

* Conceptual, issue-oriented ...

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Overview

Learning by doing is so much more effective than learning by reading—which is why trainers will love this original collection of 42 hands-on activities for managers.

Designed by the world-class training team of John Adair and Terry Gillen, this essential collection of group and individual exercises will help trainers introduce and improve their employeesÕ crucial management skills. The activities include:

* Practical, tactile construction exercises

* Conceptual, issue-oriented discussion exercises

* Stimulating thinking exercises

* Memorable outdoor exercises.

THE MANAGEMENT SKILL-BUILDER ACTIVITY PACK can be used to boost leadership skills * teamwork * interpersonal skills * rational and creative thinking * problem-solving * decision-making * delegation * chairing * coaching * and more.

Author Biography: John Adair (Guilford, U.K.) is an internationally known management consultant and author.

Terry Gillen (Tring, U.K.) is a popular training consultant and the author of many books and articles.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814471111
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Format: Ringbound
  • Edition description: RINGBOUND
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 10.46 (w) x 11.65 (h) x 1.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Commentary

Chapter 1. WhatÕs Happening in Organizations?

Chapter 2. The Skills Needed by Managers

Chapter 3. How to Get the Most Out of the Exercises

Chapter 4. The Learning Cycle

Chapter 5. Rapid Reference and ParticipantsÕ Handouts

Chapter 6. Overview of Exercises

Example Programs

Forms

Part II: Construction Exercises

1. Tower Construction

2. Span Contract

3. Babel

4. The Crane

5. The Grand Prix Racing Car

6. The Tall Tower

7. Archway Contract

8. The Fork Lift Truck

9. Motorized Transport

Part III: Discussion Exercises

10. The Staff Suggestion Scheme

11. Eat Pay and Play

12. Paragraphs

13. Staff Statesmanship

14. Survival at Sea

15. House Purchase

16. The Front Page of the Sunday New York Times

17. The Radio and TV Times

18. Planned Evacuation

19. Making Your Own Video

20. The Half-Acre Garden

21. Chairing a Meeting

Part IV: Thinking Exercises

22. A Game for People to Play

23. Crossword Creation

24. Twenty Questions

25. Any Questions

26. Tic Tac Toe

27. Kite Capers

28. The Nine Dots Exercise

29. The Six Matches

30. Who Owns the Zebra?

31. Football Focus

32. Plane Passengers

33. Quick Exercises

Part V: Out-of-Doors and Activity Exercises

34. Operation Talbot

35. Operation Windrush

36. Crossed Poles

37. Plank and Drums

38. Obstacle Course

39. Operation Sigma

40. A VisitorÕs Guide

41. Darts Tournament

42. The Blowing Race

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