Managers spend a
good deal of time organizing meetings.
They need to know how an effective meeting is held, controlled and run. The chairman ensures that rules are followed to
give participants an equal chance of contributing.
interview assesses a candidate’s suitability for a particular job. You should plan for before, during and after
the interview. In addition, to
interviewing it may involve IQ, aptitude and psychometric testing.
appraisal is part of a manager’s job and is used to evaluate an employee with
the aim of improving job performance and potential. Managers need a variety of skills for the appraisal
interview, such as communication, counselling, empathy, conflict resolution and
About the author
Samuel A Malone is a self-employed training consultant, lecturer and author. He has published numerous journal articles in the fields of learning, study skills, personal development, motivation and management. He is the author of 28 books published in Ireland, the UK and abroad on learning, personal development, study skills and business management. Some of his books have gone into foreign translations including Russian, Spanish, Danish and Norwegian, and second editions. Some of his books have been published in India. He has an M.Ed. with distinction (in training and development) from the University of Sheffield and is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Chartered Secretary (ACIS) and a Member of the Irish Institute of Industrial Engineers (MIIE). He is a fellow of the Irish Institute of Training and Development (FIITD).