The Concise Time Management and Personal Development

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Philosophy

Towards a new philosophy of management

What is your role as a manager? What do you consider to be your core responsibilities? These are fundamental questions. The answers you give will form a substantial part of your own personal philosophy of management.

Managers at all levels are business leaders. The business (liter-
ally the area in which one is busy) is about producing quality
products or services at a profit (or at least in the most cost-effec-
tive way). At the heart of that role lie the three overlapping core
responsibilities of any leader:

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  • The Concise - Time Management and Personal Development *
  • About the Author *
  • Contents *
  • Part Two - Personal Development *
  • About This Book x
  • Part One - Time Management *
  • 1 - Philosophy 2
  • 2 - Develop a Personal Sense of Time 9
  • 3 - Identify Long-Term Goals 13
  • 4 - Make Middle-Term Plans 20
  • 5 - Plan the Day 26
  • 6 - Make the Best Use of Your Best Time 33
  • 7 - Organise Office Work 35
  • 8 - Manage Meetings 38
  • 9 - Delegate Effectively 44
  • 10 - Make Use of Committed Time 49
  • 11: Manage Your Health 52
  • Part Two - Personal Development *
  • 1: Introduction 60
  • 2 - Philosophy 63
  • 3 - Where You Are Now 80
  • 4 - How You Can Learn and Develop Yourself 93
  • 5 - Where You Want to Be 108
  • 6 - Evaluate, Check, Review and Update 118
  • 7: Your Personal Profile 124
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