Theory Can Be Practical: How Managers Develop Their Skills

Leadership & Organization Development Journal

ISSN: 0143-7739

Publication date: 1 April 1992


Suggests that successful managers develop practical theories or frameworks to guide their decision making and problem solving. Describes how managers developed a framework for focusing performance appraisal, training and career development opportunities in a long‐term care hospital.



Barton Cunningham, J. (1992), "Theory Can Be Practical: How Managers Develop Their Skills", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, Vol. 13 No. 4, pp. 20-26.




Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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