Management Knowledge Bank
At the heart of best practice in management and leadership is the development and maintenance of high standards of professional conduct and competence, underpinned by the principles of honesty and integrity. A professional manager applies specialist knowledge and skills, for the benefit of colleagues and the organisation.
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What are SMART Objectives? Find out how you can apply the acronym against your organisations strategy to improve performance and time management.
When used appropriately, coaching can be a cost-effective approach to development, focusing on specific individuals and their identified development needs.
Employers are increasingly aware of the importance of investing in their staff and often have structures and processes in place to provide opportunities for the training and development of their employees.
Performance management is an integrated approach to helping an organisation to achieve its aims and objectives by monitoring and improving the performance of individuals, departments and the organisation as a whole.
Management or leadership style is the manner in which managers exercise their authority in the workplace and ensure that their objectives are achieved.
Project management involves the co-ordination of resources to complete a project within planned time and resource constraints and to meet required standards of quality.
Managing change involves accomplishing a transition from position A to position B and handling any problems which come up during the process.
Making effective decisions as a manager is a very significant challenge in a fast-moving world. Increasingly managers are expected to act under conditions of uncertainty or limited information, which have a considerable impact at every stage of the decision making process.
A wide range of problem solving models and techniques are available to assist in evaluating and solving diverse problems of varying degrees of complexity.