Introduction: Setting the scene: study, workplace, and development skills 1: Developing skills for business and management students 2: Understanding how you learn 3: Organizing yourself 4: Communication skills 5: Locating information and smart search skills 6: Assignment research: developing a critical approach 7: Reading skills 8: Writing essentials: preparation, layout and structure 9: Presentation skills 10: Measurement and management: quantitative data and its presentation 11: Teamwork skills 12: Creativity and innovation skills 13: Gaining experience and developing your CV
Kevin Gallagher is a Senior Lecturer at Sunderland Business School. After his graduation, Kevin worked on civil engineering projects in the UK and overseas. Developing his qualifications in management he then changed career direction to a business development managers role in a major UK paper company. Kevin joined the Business School at the University of Sunderland in 1990. Kevin has since been a teaching fellow at the University and is the author of a number of management and skills textbooks.
An excellent and well-written book, pitched at just the right level for students - Jon Curwin, Birmingham City University This books has a good combination of practical and more theoretical aspects. The case studies and examples make the book easier to use than other textbooks on the same topic - Liz Quick, University of West London All of the tips and guidance [from the second edition] were extremely useful and really helped me, particularly with presentations. The skills I learned from this book will certainly be transferable to my career in the future - Morggen (student) Essential study skills for Business and Management Students is just that - essential. It will always be a valued text on my bookshelf, which I know will provide excellent advice as I develop my research career - Nadia (student)