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The bite sized guide to managing people

Management Bites

It has chapters on:

It’s packed with exercises to complete as well as real life stories relating to each topic.

Management Bites is a how to guide for anyone who manages a team. Rather than a text book, you’ll find real examples of how to manage your team in the real world, with practical suggestions, tools and techniques.

First published in New Zealand in 2009 by HarperCollins, Management Bites became a best seller. The UK edition was launched in 2017 and the global edition is coming soon.

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About Angela Atkins

Angela Atkins has worked in HR and Learning & Development for over 20 years within local government, tertiary, retail, contact centres & the financial services sectors.

After spending most of her career in New Zealand,.in 2016 Angela relocated to the UK to launch Elephant Group there. Since then she has lived in California, and is now based in Bordeaux, France.  

Angela is also the author of the best-selling business books:



OD / L&D Talent / Recruitment




Managing a Team



a team




Our three principles


Founded in New Zealand in 2006 by Angela and Fraser Atkins, we always had big plans for elephant! We developed and refined our programmes over time then in 2016 we went global. We’ve never looked back and develop all our programmes this way.

Our programmes focus on actual outcomes with practical tools and techniques you can use straight away. We discuss real life not just theory and we make it fun!

We design and run programmes globally with customised parts for each country. And we have local experts facilitate our workshops. You get the best of both worlds.

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For musings on HR and people management, check out Angela Atkins popular blog. Click here to have a read.

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