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Free Management Library

Since 1995

Whether you are looking to improve yourself, how you work with others or how you work with groups, here are 1,000s of free, well-organized and online resources to do that!

Or, if you are thinking about starting a new organization, or wanting to improve how you lead and manage in your current organization, then you've come to the right place. Learn consulting? Do that here, too.

  1. You might start by reading How to Use the Library.
  2. Then scan down the following six sections to notice the many categories of topics. Remember that all topics reference numerous, free online resources.
  3. You might also use some of the assessments to the right in most of the sections to identify which topics that you want to work on.
  4. Then pick which topics you need to master.

So where do you want to start? How to:

How to Improve Yourself



Building Blocks

Writing Process

Types and Styles

Types of Correspondence



Decisions / Problem Solving

Planning and Organizing

Managing Yourself

Personal Wellness

Career Advancement

How to Work With Others (Soft Skills)

Communicating to Others

Understanding Others

Getting Along With Others

Persuading Others

Helping Others

How to Work With Groups (Team Skills)

Types of Groups

Developing Teams

Managing Teams

Facilitating Meetings

Group Evaluating and Learning

How to Lead and Manage in Your Organization


Leading Organizations

Managing Organizations


Human Resources

Financial Management

Customers and Products

Sales and Marketing

Risk Management


How to Improve Your Organization

1. Organizational Performance Cycle

Performance Management

2. Organizational Purpose and Goals

Strategic Planning

3. Organizational Structures and Design

Strategy Toward Goals

4. Organizational Behavior

Strategy Toward Goals

5. Organizational Evaluation & Diagnosis

Status Toward Goals

6. Organizational Change

Adjustment Toward Goals

Organization Development Practitioners

Experts in Change

How to Solve Complex Problems (Internal/External Consulting)

1. Foundations of Internal/External Consulting


Various Approaches

2. Consulting for Performance, Change and Learning

Collaborative Consulting Cycle

3. Contracting and Engagement Phase

4. Discovery Phase

5. Action Planning Phase

6. Implementation and Change Phase

7. Evaluation and Learning Phase

8. Termination and Closure Phase