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close this bookManagement Self-Development - A Guide for Managers, Organisations and Institutions (ILO, 1985, 282 p.)
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View the documentManagement Development Series
View the documentIntroduction
close this folderChapter 1. Self-development: What and why
View the document1.1 Why should you read this book?
View the document1.2 What is self-development?
View the document1.3 Self-development processes
View the document1.4 Why is self-development needed?
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close this folderChapter 2. Self-assessment and planning one's own future
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View the document2.1 The self-assessment process
View the document2.2 Our higher and lower selves
View the document2.3 Obtaining information about yourself and your performance
View the document2.4 Clarifying the questions and issues facing you
View the document2.5 A self-development plan
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close this folderChapter 3. Methods and resources for self-development
View the document3.1 Selecting methods and resources
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close this folderChapter 4. Some fundamental methods
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View the document4.1 Method 1: Personal journal
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View the document4.3 Method 3: Reflecting on things that happen
View the document4.4 Method 4: Listening to your inner self and self-counselling; the development of intuition
View the document4.5 Method 5: Courage to try out new things
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View the document4.7 Method 7: Improving your will-power
View the document4.8 Method 8: Keeping an open mind
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close this folderChapter 5. Some ways of improving your thinking
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View the document5.1 Method 10: Reading
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close this folderChapter 6. Some other opportunities for self-development
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View the document6.1 Method 15: Courses, including correspondence courses
View the document6.2 Method 16: Packages and programmed texts
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View the document6.4 Method 18: Joining associations and professional bodies
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close this folderChapter 7. Physical fitness, relaxation and other aspects of the self
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View the document7.1 Method 21: Working with physical fitness, relaxation and meditation
View the document7.2 Method 22: Working with your size, shape, and appearance
View the document7.3 Method 23: Working with people who are different
View the document7.4 Method 24: Working with your temperaments
View the document7.5 Method 25: Working with your managerial style
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close this folderChapter 8. How other people can help your self-development
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View the document8.1 Method 26: Working with a speaking partner
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close this folderChapter 9. Promoting management self-development within an organisation
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View the document9.1 The role of management self-development in improving your organisation
View the document9.2 Motivating people for a programme of management self-development
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close this folderChapter 10. What can institutions do to encourage self-development?
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View the document10.1 The institution's philosophy and policy
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close this folderAppendices
View the documentAppendix 1. Obtaining information for self-assessment
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View the documentAppendix 3. Questionnaire based on the outcome of self-development
View the documentAppendix 4. Feedback from your whole life: Biography work
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View the documentAppendix 9. Outline of short introductory courses on self-development
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