Marion Devine is a business author and editor with expertise in such areas as human resources management, leadership and mentoring, mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs and alliances. Among the many books and reports she has written or co-written are: Managing Uncertainty,Successful Mergers (both published by The Economist, A Sense of Mission (Financial Times/Pitman), and Talent Management(Palgrave). She has written two reports on talent management for Ashridge Business School. She was also lead researcher for a Chartered Management Institute report on talent management.
Michel Syrett has combined a career as a writer on business and management in the Times, the Sunday Times,Management Today, Director, Asian Business, and the South china Morning Post with academic research for business schools such as Cranfield and Roffey Park. He is author of 20 books and reports, including three published by The Economist, the most recent of which is Managing Uncertainty.