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Administration Skills

Administration Skills
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ISBN: 978-87-403-0111-3
1 edition
Pages : 58
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Effective modern administration requires the development of multiple skills which should enable an administrator to lead a high-performance team.

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Effective modern administration requires the development of multiple skills which should enable an administrator to lead a high-performance team. This book on “Administration Skills” provides a quick reference guide to various aspects of managerial behaviour, leadership styles, managerial functions, team-building etc., and will be of considerable benefit not only to the practicing managers but also to the potential administrators.


  • Administration Skills
    • The Supervisor’s job
    • Who is a Supervisor?
    • Managing Resources
    • Administrative Effectiveness
    • Development Cycle
    • The Upgraded Role of the Supervisor
    • Supervisory Functions or Activities
    • Planning
    • Organizing
    • Directing
    • Controlling
    • Supervisory Responsibilities
    • Supervisory Skills
    • Ten Key Qualities for Administrators
  • Effective Communication Skills
    • Transmitting your message
    • What is meant by communication?
    • Why do we need to communicate?
    • Effective communication skills
    • Choosing Paper on Spoken Word
    • Barriers to Communication
  • Understanding Behaviour
    • Passive Behaviour
    • Aggressive Behaviour
    • Assertive Behaviour
    • Comfort Zones
    • Getting to WIN/WIN
    • Assertiveness Building Blocks
    • Human Hypothesis
  • Leadership
    • Meaning of Leadership
    • Approaches to Leadership
    • Task, Team and Individual Functions
    • Interaction needs within the group
    • Functions and responsibilities of leadership
    • Styles of Leadership
    • Path-Goal Theory
    • Situational Leadership Model
    • Team Building
    • Characteristics of High Performance Teams
    • Attributes of High Performance Teams
  • Effective Decision Making
    • Features
    • Scope
    • Purpose
    • Types
    • Process
    • Effective decision making
  • Time Management
    • How do you manage time?
  • Managing Stress
    • What is stress?
    • Recognizing Stress
    • Coping with stress
  • References
  • About the Author
  • About the Author

    Mr. Man Mohan Joshi, M.A., M.Ed., Cert.EA, Dip.HRD, has over 40 years’ teaching, training and administrative experience. He has worked as Principal of large and reputed schools in India, Kuwait and Sultanate of Oman.

    For his work on Innovative Practices in Value Education he was awarded by the National Council of Educational Research and Training, India.

    He is also the recipient of the Best Teacher Award from the Govt. of Tamilnadu, India, as well as the Central Board of Secondary Education, India.

    He has presented papers at various national and international conferences under the auspices of UNESCO. He has also conducted various workshops for teachers, students, parents and administrators. The topics covered a wide area viz., Leadership and Team Building, Value Education, Administration Skills, Choosing a Career, Effective Decision Making in School Administration, Effective Communication Skills, Interpersonal Relationships, Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation, Skills in Dealing with Managers, Secretarial Skills.

    Currently he is working as Consultant in Arabian Institute for financial and Administrative Studies, Sultanate of Oman, and also conducts workshops for teachers, educational administrators, managers, supervisors and marketing personnel.

    He can be contacted through e-mail:


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    mist ★★★★★

    Good material for administrators. A must read.

    Barbara S. Reed ★★★★★

    To all employees hoping to get a promotion, this one's for you! This material will let you learn the qualities of being an effective manager, and will also guide you how to perform rightfully.

    Vanita ★★★☆☆

    This is an excellent book for understanding all the concepts of administration. The style and language are just perfect.

    Neha Anand ★★★★☆

    Very detailed & useful