Using Psychology in Management Training: The Psychological Foundations of Management Skills

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Tables
3.1 Cattell’s sixteen personality factors 43
3.2 Reduction to five personality factors 43
3.3 Asch ‘warm-cold’ study 45
7.1 Summary of leadership theories 125
7.2 Distinguishing between a manager and a leader 130

Figures
2.1 The classical conditioning process 17
2.2 Application of classical conditioning 18
2.3 Operant conditioning 20
2.4 Length of line illusion 23
2.5 The memory system 25
2.6 Kolb’s learning cycle 31
3.1 The Freudian iceberg 36
3.2 Summary of formal personality theories 44
4.1 Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 59
4.2 Comparison of Maslow and Alderfer models on needs 60
4.3 Classification of needs theorists 62
5.1 The ‘Russian doll’ approach to organizational behaviour 83
6.1 Asch conformity situation 100
6.2 Communication networks in five-person groups 105
7.1 Mintzberg’s managerial roles 127
8.1 General stress scale 142
9.1 The process of communication 156
9.2 Socialization (as illustrated by the Statt Cone) 166
9.3 Complementary transactions 168
9.4 Crossed transactions 169
10.1 Stages in the training process 171

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Using Psychology in Management Training: The Psychological Foundations of Management Skills
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements viii
  • List of Illustrations ix
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Training, Trainers and Trainees at Work 3
  • Part I - Individual Differences 11
  • 2 - Learning, Memory and Thinking 13
  • 3 - Personality 32
  • Further Reading 54
  • 4 - Motivation 55
  • Further Reading 76
  • Part II - The Workplace Setting 77
  • 5 - Operating in Organizations 79
  • 6 - Group Dynamics and the Training Environment 96
  • 7 - Leadership 115
  • 8 - Mental Health 136
  • Further Reading 151
  • Part III - The Training Experience 153
  • 9 - Communicating 155
  • Further Reading 170
  • 10 - Training Needs; Identifying, Delivering and Evaluating 171
  • Glossary 183
  • References 188
  • Index 203
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