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The Portable MBA in Management (Portable MBA (Wiley)) Hardcover – April, 1993


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Product Details

  • Series: Portable MBA (Wiley)
  • Hardcover: 392 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (April 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0471573795
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471573791
  • Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 1.3 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,667,487 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This new addition to the "Portable MBA" series presents an executive management guide to issues such as teamwork, change, and leadership. Part 1 addresses personal and interpersonal needs such as leadership styles and methods, career development, and power and politics from ethical and strategic viewpoints. Part 2 examines needs at the organizational level, including organizational design, human resource management, and diversity. The book combines both conceptual and practical material. The diagnostic questions posed in the power and politics section provide an excellent tool for managers to assess the ethical implications of their actions. An impressive collection of experts contributed to this recommended volume.
- Grace Klinefelter, Ft. Lauderdale Coll.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Globalization…rapid acceleration of technology…educated consumers…new aspirations of the workforce Fast-paced change is the order of the day and management practices need to change in order to fit the new environment of business. The Portable MBA in Management shows how by providing the best thinking in some of the knottiest problems in business. Problems that involve leadership, influence, power, and change management. Allan Cohen brings together the best thinkers from leading business schools and the result is a state-of-the-art MBA in management…without the time and expense. Everything in The Portable MBA in Management is available in the best second year MBA programs and is designed to develop your individual management skills and organizational knowledge. Coverage includes:
  • Articulating and selling an exciting vision
  • Building a powerful and effective management team
  • Dealing with individuals, especially difficult employees
  • Using power and influence
  • Negotiating strategy and skills
  • Designing focused and flexible organizations
  • Developing human resource systems that support the new demands on organizations
  • Producing remarkable results with self-managing teams
  • Utilizing the skills and talents of diverse employees
  • The art of managing change
  • The impact of the new world order on managers, professionals, and organizations
  • Managing your career
Totally relevant to today’s fast-paced, highly competitive global economy, The Portable MBA in Management is your biggest asset in making yourself and your business more competitive. The Portable MBA Series The Portable MBA, with over 200,000 copies sold, provided instant "MBA literacy" to managers, professionals, and business owners. With The Portable MBA Series, Wiley takes this idea one step further, providing readers with a continuing business education. The Portable MBA Series titles provide comprehensive coverage of the primary business functions taught in MBA programs, as well as focused coverage of today’s vital business topics. Series Titles: Core Curriculum The Portable MBA The Portable MBA in Marketing The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting The Portable MBA in Management Vital Business Topics Real-Time Strategy New Product Development

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By J. Perkins on September 30, 2008
Format: Hardcover
I bought this book for a class. I assumed it would be another "sterile" textbook. I have been really nicely surprised. The book is easily read and is full of applicable material to anyone in business. I highly recommend this book. But I won't be selling mine at the end of the semester.
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Format: Paperback
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