Developing Management Skills, 10th edition

  • David A. Whetten
  • Kim S. Cameron

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For undergraduate and graduate principles of management and management skills courses.

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Skills development for tomorrow’s managers

Whetten’s Developing Management Skills has become the standard text in learning hands-on management. Designed for students of all skill levels and learning styles, the text allows students to apply knowledge to real-world situations, connect concepts to their own lives, and experience management theory in a tactile and engaging way. Updated for tomorrow’s managers, the 10th Edition features contemporary examples, new skill assessments and cases, updated research, and tangible, relevant goals for students to work toward. By focusing on the essential skills for success, students will be able to see what managers actually “do,” and how they transform those management concepts into practical, actionable techniques.  


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Table of contents

Introduction: The Critical Role of Management Skills


1. Developing Self-Awareness

2. Managing Stress and Well-Being

3. Solving Problems Analytically and Creatively


4. Building Relationships by Communicating Supportively

5. Gaining Power and Influence

6. Motivating Performance

7. Negotiating and Resolving Conflict


8. Empowering and Engaging Others

9. Building Effective Teams and Teamwork

10. Leading Positive Change

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Published by Pearson (May 22nd 2019) - Copyright © 2020