25 Need-To-Know Management Models : 9781292016351

25 Need-To-Know Management Models

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The Top 25 most useful and most popular management models taken from the bestselling Key... series.

Includes handy dos and don’ts of using management models

  • Want new ways of looking at old problems?
  • Need a range of management decision-making tools at your fingertips?
  • Only want what you need to know, rather than reams of theory?

With indispensible models that will help you make the most out of every business opportunity, this book tells you what you need to know, fast.

Table of contents


How to use this book

 Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts of using Management

Part 1: Strategy

1.    Ansoff’s matrix and product market grid

2.    Strategic Dialogue

3.    Business model canvas

4.    SWOT analysis

Part 2: Organisation and governance

5.    Balanced Score Card 

6.    Benchmarking

7.    The value chain

Part 3: Finance

8.    Activity-based costing

9.    Discounted Cash Flow and Net Present Value 

Part 4: Marketing and sales

10.   4Ps of marketing

11.   Customer Journey mapping

12.   Stakeholder management


Part 5: Operations

13.   Kaizen / Gemba

14.   Root Cause Analysis / Pareto Analysis

15.   Six Sigma

Part 6: Innovation

16.   Disruptive innovation

17.   Innovation circle

18.   Stage-Gate model

Part 7: Change management

19.   Eight Phases of Change

20.   Team roles  

21.   The Deming Cycle: Plan–Do–Check–Act

Part 8: Leadership and management 

22.   Competing values

23.   Core quadrants

24.   Cultural dimensions 

25.   Seven habits of highly effective people

10 Useful books to read next

Glossary of terms

Author biography

Gerben van de Berg is a management consultant at Berenschot. He is a co-author of the book Excellence = optimization and innovation and (co)author of several articles on strategic management.

Student supplements