This text is directed at people starting up or already involved in management, from first time managers to middle managers. It provides a tool for the business person who wants to further their career, examining the seven core skills which all managers have to use including selection skills, discipline and appraisal, chairing meetings and negotiating. The book is full of examples and tips, as well as step by step guidance on how to implement the ideas examined by the author. It provides a grounding for anybody who wants to grasp the key issues in management.
Ros Jay is a Freelance Writer and Editor who specializes in writing business books in a clear, practical and jargon-free style. Her other books include Profitable Direct Marketing (also in this series), How to Write Proposals and Reports That Get Results (Pitman) and Successful Marketing Plans in a Week (Hodder and Stoughton).