Management World

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter

Assistware for DOS: PC Basics for Beginners and Beyond
In an era of doing more with less, most managers have extensive daily contact with personal computers. Whether for word processing, spreadsheets, electronic timecards, or any of a host of applications, managers everywhere need to develop computer...
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"Developing U in '92:" AMS International Conference in Minneapolis (Administrative Management Society; Minnesota)
The 73rd AMS International Conference, "Developing U in '92'" is rapidly shaping up as one of the finest AMS events in recent memory. It is only fitting that this year's Conference in the "Twin Cities" will offer attendees a multi-level educational...
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Elder Care and the Work Place
The consequences of caregiving are also being felt in the workplace. Approximately one-third of caregivers are employed. Most of these work fulltime and have been with the same company from six to twelve years. Five to ten percent of the U.S. workforce...
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Income Tax Planning for Retirement
Income tax planning should play an important role in your investment decisions at every stage of your adult life. Perhaps the most dramatic transitional stage of any investor's life is retirement. There are three distinct phases of this transition,...
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Leading in Four Arenas
Any experienced supervisor knows that successful leadership is situational. Different situations call for different leadership styles. For example, autocratic leadership may be appropriate in emergencies when there is no time for deliberation, but...
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Managing Your Writing
When most professionals think of managing something, they think of time, stress or money. Few think of writing. Ask a colleague if they manage their writing, and they might respond, "No, either I do it or I don't." Between meetings, scheduling,...
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Telecommuters Risk Becoming Invisible Workers
Phyllis Langston (a fictitious name) was offered an opportunity which appeared at the time to be ideal. Her employer said she could work from home via telecommunications rather than undergo a lengthy and traffic-choked daily commute to the office....
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The Academy of Administrative Management: Path to Professional Management Certification
It is most fitting that the "new" Management World should be the medium through which members of the management community and Administrative Management Society (AMS) members in particular, should learn of the "new look" for the Academy of Administrative...
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