significant trends are evident as we move through the
beginning of the 21st century:
(1) The growth of global corporations in a
growing global economy.
(2) A shift in the US economy from a manufacturing
economy to a service economy.
(3) The widespread growth and applicability of
(4) The entrance of new tech-savy generations in the
changes require organizations to develop new
strategies, employ new techniques, and
train their people in new ways of doing business and
satisfying customers. Every week, new books and articles
arrive in the marketplace, filled with useful ideas, new
ways to look at things, and tips and techniques to help
organizations adjust to today's business trends.
many new managers come up through the ranks. They learn
how to manage as they go, from examples set for them by
their managers, and by trial and error.
moving into their new managerial roles from their own
specialty areas, they often do not see their new
position as a profession of its own. Unlike
professionals in other fields, they don’t take the
time to keep up with new developments in the fields of
management and supervision. They are too busy putting
out daily fires.
of them are unaware of the continuous stream of new
books and other publications in their profession.
Unfortunately, even if they are aware, many are not in
the habit of reading. Or they have no time or energy to
read, after working long, hard hours and constantly
dealing with deadlines and crises. Even managers with
MBA degrees often don’t have the time to keep up with
their chosen field.
Seminars are designed to
keep managers abreast of the latest ideas in their
profession of management.
Seminars are workshops in which managers learn the
latest management ideas and techniques drawn and adapted
from current books and articles. The Seminars include
helpful information, practical tips, and structured
exercises to guide managers in applying what they learn
to their own organizations. Examples of recent books