Increasing Personal Productivity Through Effective Time Management, 3rd Edition
Self-Study 034.2 – Basic Level
Contact Hours (Points): 10
Written by Christopher S. Frings PhD
3rd Edition Published 2003. Reviewed 2011 by Elaine Dowell.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION I: ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT
INTRODUCTION; REQUIREMENTS FOR EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT: System; Discipline; UNDERSTANDING TIME; What Is Time?; Why Is Managing Time Important?; Types of Time; MOTIVATION: Commitment; Write It Down; EFFICIENCY vs. EFFECTIVENESS: Make Progress in Little Steps (Divide and Conquer); BUILDING ON SUCCESS; GOALS: SETTING THEM AND REACHING THEM ON SCHEDULE:
The Benefits of Having and Achieving Goals; Goals Must Be In Writing!; Seven Steps for Goal Setting
SECTION II: INCREASING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY
INTRODUCTION; STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING TIME: Consider Time as Money; Prioritizing; Handles; HOW MUCH IS YOUR TIME WORTH?; STRESS MANAGEMENT: Physical Reactions to Stress; Measure Your Stress Level Due To Change; Ways to Reduce Stress; EFFECTIVE MEETINGS; DELEGATING EFFECTIVELY: Delegation Process
SECTION III: IMPROVING YOUR TIME MANAGEMENT
INTRODUCTION; DEALING WITH AND MINIMIZING INTERRUPTIONS: To Reduce a Visitor’s Long Stay; Control of Interruptions; MAKE TELEPHONE TIME COUNT: Time Management Tips for Handling Professional and Personal Phone Calls; To Shorten a Phone Conversation; PAPERWORK: Douglass’ Law of Clutter; Five Things You Can Do With Paperwork; Types of Paperwork; It Is Often Convenient To Separate Paperwork Into Three Categories; Components of an Effective Filing System; GETTING MORE DONE WITH TECHNOLOGY: Technology Tips; Computer; Printer; Software; Computer Fax Board and Modem; Personal Digital Assistant; Fax Machine; Telephone Company Services and Telephone Features; Internet; E-Mail; Voice Mail; Videocassette Recorder; Audiocassette Player and Recorder; CONQUERING PROCRASTINATION: To Control Procrastination You Need; MYTHS ABOUT TIME MANAGEMENT, MANAGING PRIORITIES AND INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY; FOURTEEN WAYS TO BETTER USE YOUR TIME; FIFTY TIPS FOR INCREASING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT: Recommended Resources to Improve Your Time Management Skills; Help You Work Smarter and Increase Your Productivity