Designing Career Development Systems / Edition 1

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Overview

This practical, how-to guide provides HR professionals with a detailed framework for designing, implementing and maintaining comprehensive career development systems. Covers a wide range of approaches—workshops, counseling, mentoring—and tells how to enlist the support of management.

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"The authors have designed a career development framework that draws from career planning, organization development, and the human resource function.... The 'how to' approach should be of great help to organizations seeking to develop comprehensive career development programs."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555420246
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/12/1986
  • Series: Management Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 323
  • Sales rank: 924,236
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

ZANDY B. LEIBOWITZ is a psychologist and principal in the Maryland-based consulting firm Conceptual Systems, Inc.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Organizational Benefits of Career Development Systems Part One: Assessing Needs and Current Systems
1. Identifying Organizational Needs and Target Groups
2. Evaluating Existing Human Resource Structures
3. Adapting Career Development to the Organizational Culture Part Two: Creating a Vision and Plan
4. Applying Theory to Practice in Career Development Planning
5. Selecting Effective Employee Interventions
6. Involving Managers in Employee Career Development
7. Building on Existing Human Resource Programs and Practices
8. Model Career Development Systems: Examples from Leading Companies Part Three: Implementing Action Plans
9. Gaining the Support of Top Management
10. Using Advisory Groups to Build Broad Support and Participation
11. Implementing a Successful Pilot Program and Developing a Staff Part Four: Ensuring Results and Maintaining the Change
12. Institutionalizing the Career Development System
13. Keeping the Organization Informed
14. Assessing the Effectiveness of the Career Development Effot Conclusion: Considering Future TrAnds

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