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Module Reading List

Executive Skills, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
John March
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

q  Reading and References

1.   A textbook, Interpersonal Skills at Work, Hayes, J. 2002, Routledge, Hove will be provided to students and represents an introduction to an important area of executive skill development. Two areas of focus include Chapter 7, Presenting Information to Others and Chapter 11, Working with Others


2.   It will be expected that two online questionnaires be completed.


1.    Belbin Team Roles See Appendix 1 for full details and how to access the site.

2.    Honey and Mumford Learning Styles See Appendix 2 for details how to access the site


3.  An interesting and wide-ranging treatment is Developing Management Skills  6th Edition Whetton D.A. and Cameron K.S. (2005) Pearson Prentice Hall, London.



4.   On Culture in its various forms see:

Making Sense of Managing Culture Cray, D. and Mallory G.R., 1998 Thompson Business Press, London


Cultures and Organisations Hofstede G., 1994 HarperCollinsBusiness, London


Communicating Across Cultures at Work Guidham, 2005, Palgrave Macmillan, England


Managing Across Cultures Schneider S.C. and Barsoux J-L. 2nd Edition 2002, Pearson Education, England


Training International Managers Melkman A. and Trottman J., 2005, Gower, England


5.   On Business Ethics see:


Business Ethics Ferrell O.C., Fraedrich J. Ferrel L. 7th Edition 2008, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, New York.


The Pig that Wants to be Eaten, Baggini J., 2005, Granta Books, London


Further references are supplied in the lectures and are detailed on powerpoint handouts.


This list was last updated on 03/04/2012