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Successful Time Management: A Self-Teaching Guide (Wiley Self-Teaching Guides)

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A proven action plan for enhancing your most precious resource—time Do you feel bogged down by paperwork, routine chores, and interruptions? Have you told yourself that if you only had more time you could accomplish more in your professional and personal life? This practical guide shows you how to manage your time most efficiently and effectively. Revised and expanded to include the latest strategies and equipment, Successful Time Management, Second Edition, helps you develop and enact an action plan to get more done at work and at home. Jack Ferner’s interactive, step-by-step approach offers:
  • Clear-cut, easy-to-follow guidelines on how to recognize, analyze, and fix existing time-management problems
  • Proven strategies for establishing clear goals, setting priorities, and committing to a course of action
  • Expert tips on controlling interruptions, saying no when necessary, and delegating
  • Dozens of helpful charts and planning worksheets, skill-building exercises, and actual cases
"Imaginative and provocative…a readable and interesting treatment of a subject that all may find profitable.…Recommended." —Academy of Management Review "One of the best single publications to help the individual…become more proficient in time management.…Belongs in the library of every manager." —Training World

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-310) and index.

About the Author

JACK D. FERNER is Professor of Management at Wake Forest MBA, Wake Forest University. A noted expert on time management, he conducts frequent lectures and seminars on the subject.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts of Time Management.

The Time Log: Analyzing How You Use Your Time.

Analyzing the Time Problems of Your Work Team.

Self-Assessment.

Setting Goals and Priorities.

The Action Plan.

Planning Guides and Daily Schedules.

Controlling Interruptions, Crises, and Routine Paperwork.

Effective Delegation.

Improving Meetings: A Key to Effective Teamwork.

Procrastination.

Your Monday Morning In-Basket.

Completing the Cycle: Repeated Analysis and Follow-Up.

Appendices.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471033929
Author:
Ferner, Jack D.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
Ferner, Jack D.
Author:
Ferner
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Business Life
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Entrepreneurship
Subject:
Time management
Subject:
Time management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Subject:
Business Life - General
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
Business Writing
Subject:
Business/Self-Help
Subject:
Business; Time management
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Wiley Self-Teaching Guides
Series Volume:
143
Publication Date:
February 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.19x7.47x.79 in. 1.24 lbs.

Related Subjects

Business » Small Businesses » General
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