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Published: 21 February 2013

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780199644261

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Skills Development for Business and Management Students

Study and Employability

Second Edition

Kevin Gallagher

  • Aimed specifically at business and management students, with interviews from those working within the sector and from students on such courses.
  • Offers the perfect balance of academic underpinning and accessibility
  • The text reflects student experience and addresses the skills that Business and Management students will need to succeed both at university and in the workplace
  • Links study skills with the development and enhancement of emotional intelligence: through a reflective approach, the book aims to nurture confidence and promote independent learning

New to this Edition:

  • New employability skills focus that runs throughout the text to reinforce the importance and growing significance of transferable skills
  • New boxes entitled 'Student tips on skills and employability' in which students and graduates discuss their workplace experiences and how they have used the skills they learnt at university
  • Expanded coverage of referencing and plagiarism
  • New chapter 6 incorporates substantial material on critical thinking
  • Expanded coverage of intercultural communication
  • YouTube channel featuring relevant videos on skills, including interviews with students and graduates filmed to accompany the book

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