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Developing Managerial Competence
     

Developing Managerial Competence

by Jonathan Winterton, Ruth Winterton
 

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ISBN-10: 0415183456

ISBN-13: 9780415183451

Pub. Date: 03/31/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415183451
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/31/1999
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of figuresviii
List of tablesix
Forewordxi
Acknowledgementsxiii
List of abbreviationsxiv
1Introduction1
The changing context of training and development1
Background to the study8
Structure and overview of the book14
2Management development18
Conceptualizing management development18
Management skills, competences and competencies24
Evaluating the impact of management development28
Summary and conclusions32
3Methodological approach34
Case study evaluation methodology35
Research design42
The case study fieldwork46
Summary and conclusions50
4Organizational strategy and management development52
Organizational strategy53
Development to support strategy57
Linking development to strategy in practice62
Summary and conclusions68
5Human resource development strategies70
Human resource development71
Competence-based management development76
Competence-based management development in practice83
Summary and conclusions88
6Individual performance90
Identification of training needs91
Learning to develop competence96
Individual performance outcomes101
Summary and conclusions106
7Organizational performance109
Organizational efficiency110
Learning in organizations115
Organizational performance outcomes118
Summary and conclusions125
8Business performance127
Defining corporate success128
Corporate learning132
Business performance outcomes137
Summary and conclusions144
9Conclusions146
Evidence that CBMD improves performance146
Factors explaining variations in performance outcomes150
Strategic recommendations and policy implications155
Further research155
Case 1Tin mine157
Case 2Galvanizing factory165
Case 3Electrical rental and retail company173
Case 4Oil and gas exploration company181
Case 5Energy technology service188
Case 6Government agency196
Case 7Specialist insurance204
Case 8Charity organization212
Case 9Magistrates' Courts219
Case 10Regional newspaper227
Case 11Eastern NHS Trust235
Case 12Aeroplane component manufacturer242
Case 13Northern NHS Trust250
Case 14Clothing manufacturer258
Case 15Shoe factory266
Case 16Southern NHS Trust274
References280
Index298

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