Archives for July 8th, 1998

A NETWORKING MODEL OF CHANGE FOR MIDDLE MANAGERS

Abstracts, PublicNet: 8 July, 1998

Schaafsma H

Leadership & Organization Development Journal, (UK), Vol 18 No 1 97
Start page: 41 No of pages: 9

Examines the role of middle managers in managing change. Considers the recommendations of the Karpin Report which looked at the skills needed by Australian managers, linking this to the literature on change, arguing that shift away from top-down change management gives a new role for middle managers. Introduces the concerns-based networking model of change, which focuses on the middle managers’ networking styles in facilitating change, and considers how it would work in practice. Highlights the importance of action learning in helping managers to test and reconstruct the model, and develop their change management skills in practice.

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LEARNERS LIKE COMPUTER TESTS, RESEARCH REVEALS

Headlines, PublicNet: 8 July, 1998

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) has come up with another example of how computerisation can be used to make services more efficient without loss of standards to the consumer.

The Government has indicated that it wants to use IT as a tool to both drive up standards and give consumers more choice.

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS MOVED UP THE PUBLIC SECTOR AGENDA

Headlines, PublicNet: 8 July, 1998

The Public Sector is being encouraged to put violence against women higher on the agenda in a Government announcement of a package of initiatives leading up to a new national strategy on the issue.

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LEADERSHIP AND THE ONE MINUTE MANAGER

Book News, PublicNet: 8 July, 1998

by Blanchard, Kenneth H.

The One Minute Manager

Teaches the reader how to become a flexible and successful leader, fitting one’s style to the needs of the individual and to the situation at hand, and using the “one-minute” techniques to enhance the management and motivation of others.
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Price:£5.99
Format:Paperback No. of Pages:112Size (in mm):198 x 129 Publisher:FontanaDate Published: Feb 1987 Category:Management and Business AdministrationDewey No.:658.4092

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