Gower Handbook of Leadership and Management Development / Edition 5

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The fifth edition of the Handbook explores the role and value of leadership and management development and provides tools, techniques and authoritative guidance on how to deliver it effectively. The contributors, both academics and professionals, many of whom are highly-regarded in their field, work with existing as well as new ideas; incorporating the needs of contemporary society with a commitment to show how their ideas are relevant in practice and how they may be implemented. The book draws on case studies and contributions from North America, Australasia and Europe.

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This book is a fine addition to the literature on leadership and management development...Gower, deserve compliments for bringing out this edited volume under the new rubric.' Debi S. Saini, Professor of HRM, The Indian Journal of Industrial Relations
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780566088582
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 2/16/2010
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 614
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface, Alan Mumford; Preface to the new edition, Jeff Gold and Richard Thorpe; Part 1 Leadership and Management Development in the 21st Century: Leadership and management development: the current state, Richard Thorpe and Jeff Gold; National and international developments in leadership and management development, Kai Peters. Part 2 Strategic Work in Leadership and Management Development: Crafting a leadership and management development strategy I, John Burgoyne; Crafting a leadership and management development strategy II, Tim Spackman; Developing the board through corporate governance reform and board evaluation, Terry McNulty; Strategies for leadership and executive development, Murray M. Dalziel; Leadership, management and organisational development, Richard Bolden; Leadership and management development in small and medium-sized enterprises: SME worlds, Jeff Gold and Richard Thorpe; Leadership and diversity development, Beverly Dawn Metcalfe; Leadership ethics, Simon Robinson; Evidence-based leadership and management development, Bob Hamlin. Part 3 Basics: Measuring and assessing managers and leaders for development, Jeff Gold and Paul Iles; Talent management and career development, Paul Iles and David Preece; How leaders and managers learn, Jeff Gold, Richard Thorpe and Alan Mumford; Choosing and using exceptional events for informal learning, Lloyd Davies; Evaluation, Lisa Anderson. Part 4 Advanced Processes and Tools: Neuro-linguistic programming for leaders and managers, Paul Tosey; Leading reflection: developing the relationship between leadership and reflection, Russ Vince and Mike Reynolds; Feedback and 360 degree development, Peter Holt, Suzanne Pollack and Phil Radcliff; Building quality into executive coaching, David E. Gray; Intuitive intelligence, Eugene Sadler-Smith and Erella Shefy; Critical action learning, Kiran Trehan and Mike Pedler; Mentoring for leaders and managers, Bob Garvey; E-learning for managers and leaders, Jim Stewart. Part 5 Widening Horizons: Leadership and management development in the voluntary and community sectors, Alison Trimble and Becky Malby; Leadership and management development for the environment, Alan Murray; Leading and managing in global contexts, Kim Turnbull James and James Collins; Conversations and learning: narrative and development in practice, John Lawler and Jackie Ford; Public sector leadership and management development, Jean Hartley; Developing leaders as futures thinkers, Pero Micic; Index

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