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Against the grain: tools and techniques for the thinking manager

Cameron, Sheila and Pearce, Sue (1997). Against the grain: tools and techniques for the thinking manager. Oxford, UK: Butterworth-Heinemann.

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This is a guide to recognizing your own philosophy and ideas of management, using a range of self-development methods. It cultivates a healthy scepticism for accepted management theories and provides an evaluation of new management ideas and demonstrates how to customise them to suit your own needs. This is a topical theme for managers when organizations are encouraging self-development programmes through a combination of academic study, open learning, training programmes, mentoring and vocational qualifications.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 0-7506-2779-4, 978-0-7506-2779-5
Keywords: Executive ability; Industrial management
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
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Item ID: 15119
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Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2009 11:30
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:24
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