Study Skills for Business and Management: How to Succeed at University and Beyond (Sage Study Skills Series)

Study Skills for Business and Management: How to Succeed at University and Beyond (Sage Study Skills Series)

By: Christos Orthodoxou (author), Patrick Tissington (author)Hardback

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Description

Want to stand out from the thousands of other business and management students when you graduate from university? This comprehensive study skills book gives you all the tools and techniques needed to graduate with a better degree than you thought possible. Study Skills for Business and Management is written in an entertaining and non-patronising way and is filled with examples and case studies. With chapters on efficient and effective reading, working in groups, managing and writing essays and succeeding in exams, this textbook is written specifically with business and management students' needs in mind. Key features: Written by an academic and a recent business and management graduate who are in touch with what it is like to study Business and Management today and the challenges students face Based on primary research in to which study skills are the most effective, providing an evidence-based approach that you can trust in and saving you precious time Contains a wealth of current examples from recent business and management graduates, highlighting examples of good practice as well as common pitfalls to avoid An electronic inspection copy is available for instructors. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

About Author

Patrick Tissington is Professor of Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London. He teaches leadership, organizational behaviour, critical incident analysis and team working. Students are undergraduate and postgraduate and range in age from 19 to 60 and arrive on his programme with the complete spectrum of experience in essay writing. This book is aimed at helping those who have no experience of essay writing to understand how it is done. It is also for those who need to improve their skills or refresh their knowledge perhaps after a break from studies. His research is in the use of technology in learning and what makes for effective work teams. Christos Orthodoxou is Business Partnerships Assistant at Aston University, having achieved a first class honours Business and Management degree and a Beta Gamma Sigma award for reaching top 10% of year group.

Contents

Introduction Planning and goal setting Mind Maps Effective and Efficient Reading Lectures and Lecturers Fear and stress Making Time Work Leading and being led Working in Groups Coursework Essay writing Presentations Succeeding in Exams Business communication Securing your Career

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446266489
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781446266489
  • weight: 650
  • ISBN10: 1446266486

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