Developing Managerial Competence

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Overview

Workplace training and education have increasingly been seen as pivotal factors in improving the abilities, skills and competitiveness of industry. The book emphasizes the benefits of linking management development with organizational strategy. Features include

up-to-date analysis of how management development can be measured; the first comprehensive assessment of the impact of using Management Standards; and practical illustrations with sixteen in-depth case studies of contemporary organizations.

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Offers a comprehensive analysis of modern management development, emphasizing the benefits of linking management development with organizational strategy and the value added by adopting Management Charter Initiative occupational standards for managers. Develops a conceptual framework for evaluating business benefits of management development, and presents detailed case studies of 16 organizations to illustrate how such evaluation works in practice. Subjects covered include organizational strategy, human resource development strategy, and organizational and business performance. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415183451
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/31/1999
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
1 Introduction 1
2 Management development 18
3 Methodological approach 34
4 Organizational strategy and management development 52
5 Human resource development strategies 70
6 Individual performance 90
7 Organizational performance 109
8 Business performance 127
9 Conclusions 146
Case 1 Tin mine 157
Case 2 Galvanizing factory 165
Case 3 Electrical rental and retail company 173
Case 4 Oil and gas exploration company 181
Case 5 Energy technology service 188
Case 6 Government agency 196
Case 7 Specialist insurance 204
Case 8 Charity organization 212
Case 9 Magistrates' Courts 219
Case 10 Regional newspaper 227
Case 11 Eastern NHS Trust 235
Case 12 Aeroplane component manufacturer 242
Case 13 Northern NHS Trust 250
Case 14 Clothing manufacturer 258
Case 15 Shoe factory 266
Case 16 Southern NHS Trust 274
References 280
Index 298
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