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Author Mackenzie, R. Alec.

Title The time trap / Alec Mackenzie
Edition Third edition
Published New York : AMACOM, [1997]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  658.4 M157T 1997  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Time Management in the Year 2000 and Beyond. 1. Why Is Time Management Still a Problem? 2. New Perspectives: The Real Purpose of Time Management. 3. Planning Puts You in Control. 4. Making Changes: Start Where You Are -- Pt. 2. The Twenty Biggest Time Wasters and How to Cure Them. 1. Management by Crisis. 2. Telephone Interruptions. 3. Inadequate Planning. 4. Attempting Too Much. 5. Drop-In Visitors. 6. Ineffective Delegation. 7. Personal Disorganization. 8. Lack of Self-Discipline. 9. Inability to Say No. 10. Procrastination. 11. Meetings. 12. Paperwork. 13. Leaving Tasks Unfinished. 14. Inadequate Staff. 15. Socializing. 16. Confused Responsibility or Authority. 17. Poor Communication. 18. Inadequate Controls and Progress Reports. 19. Incomplete Information. 20. Travel -- Pt. 3. Using Time to Live and Work Better. Sect. A. Successful Top Time Managers Reveal Their Biggest Challenges and Their Biggest Secrets. Sect. B. Your Action Plan
App. A. Escaping the Time Trap: Summary of the Twenty Biggest Time Wasters and Their Causes and Solutions -- App. B. Electronic Time Management
Summary A concise guide to the causes of poor time management, with both clear and creative methods of eliminating them
Notes Cover subtitle: The classic book on time management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Time management.
LC no. 97020780
ISBN 081447926X (paperback)