|aNext generation management development :|bthe complete guide and resource /|cRobert D. Cecil, William J. Rothwell.
|aSan Francisco, CA :|bPfeiffer, a Wiley Imprint,|cc2007.
|axxviii, 489 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm. +|e1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
|aPfeiffer essential resources for training and HR professionals
|a"An essential knowledge resource"--P.  of cover.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 461-472) and index.
|aIntroduction -- Preview of the book’s next generation MD/OD project -- Initial perspectives on management functions and processes -- The analysis phase -- Planning phase functions -- Decision making -- Implementation functions of management -- Managing time -- Managerial and leadership styles -- Major nonpersonal influences on managerial behavior -- Personal influences on managerial behavior -- Unifying "one best style" and contingency or situational theories -- Summary of socio-technical influences and the implications for a synergistic MD/OD project -- Improving individual problem solving and decision making -- Perspectives on interpersonal relations -- Effective communication -- Guiding and participating in team think-work processes -- Better individual and organizational learning -- The unified practice of management model and its implications for developing more effective organizations.