Management development

Management development is a systematic process of growth and development by which the managers develop their abilities to manage .So it is the result of not only participation in formal courses of instruction but also of actual job experience .It is concerned with improving the performance of the managers by giving them opportunities for growth and development.

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Individual differences in decision making styles

Put Chad and Sean into the same decision situation and Chad almost always seems to take longer to come to a solution. Chad’s final choices aren’t necessarily always better than Sean’s ,he’s just slower in processing information .Additionally, if there’s an obvious risk dimension in the decision ,Sean seems to consistently prefer a riskier option than does Chad .What this illustrates is that all of us bring our individual style to the decisions we make.

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Workers participation in management – scheme of 1975

Government of India on 30th October,1975 announced a scheme of workers participation in management which consisted of establishment of Joint Councils and Shop council as part of its 20 point economic programs. The scheme envisages for the establishment of joint councils and shop councils in manufacturing and mining industries employing 500 or more employees in public, private and co-operative sectors.

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Group decision making techniques

The most common form of group decision making takes place in interacting groups. In these groups, members meet face-to-face and rely on both verbal and nonverbal interaction to communicate with each other. But as our discussion of groupthink demonstrated ,interacting groups often censor themselves and pressure individual members toward conformity of opinion.

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Evaluation of employee training programs

The specification of values forms a basis for evaluation .The basis of evaluation and the mode of collection of information necessary for evaluation should be determined at the planning stage. The process of training evaluation has been defined as� an attempt to obtain information on the effects of training performance and to assess the value of training in the light of that information.�

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