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Overview

Based on an American Society for Training and Development-sponsored survey of career development practices in over one thousand large companies in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Singapore, Organizational Career Development summarizes the state-of-the-practice in the field. The authors and their fellow contributors go beyond a general look at career development systems to offer nuts-and-bolts advice for designing and implementing programs.

Based on an ASTD-sponsored survey of career development practices in over 1,000 large companies in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Singapore, thisbook sum marizes the state-of-the-practice in the field. The authors and their fellow contributors go beyond a general look at career development systems to offer nuts and bolts advice for designing and implementing programs. Case studies of exemplary companies will help others benchmark their own experiences and learn from their successes and mistakes.

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"Destined to be a classic in the field."
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Based on an American Society for Training and Development-sponsored survey of career development practices in over 1,000 large companies in the US, Europe, Australia, and Singapore, this volume summarizes the state of the practice internationally. The authors and contributors go beyond a general look at career development systems to offer nuts-and-bolts advice for designing and implementing a variety of programs, including job information systems, leadership education and development, and labor-management partnerships. Case studies profile successful career development systems at 12 exemplary companies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555425265
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/23/1993
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Management Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.39 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

THOMAS G. GUTTERIDGE is dean and distinguished professor of management at the School of Business Administration, The University of Connecticut. He is also coauthor of Organizational Career Development: State of the Practice (ASTD, 1983). ZANDY B. LEIBOWITZ is a psychologist and principal in the Maryland-based consulting firm Conceptual Systems, Inc. She is also author of Adult Career Development and coauthor of Designing Career Development Systems (Jossey-Bass, 1986). JANE E. SHORE is a senior career development consultant with Fannie Mae. In 1991 she received the American Society for Training and Development's Career Development Student Research Award for her research in organizational career development.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1. Organizational Career Development: A Study of Changes in the Field
Part One: The State of the Practice
2. Career Development in the United States: Rethinking Careers in the Flattened Organization
3. Career Development in Europe: Motivating and Retaining Scarce Talent(C. Brooklyn Derr, Erik Jansen)
4. Career Development in Australia: Recognizing the Need for Linkage with Business Strategy(Alastair Rylatt)
5. Career Development in Singapore: Seeking Management Support for Development Efforts(Violet S. K. Seah)
6. Comparing Career Development at Home and Abroad
Part Two: The State of the Art
7. Making It Work: Profiles of Successful Career Development Systems
8. Best Practices: Practical Approaches for Achieving Career Development Objectives 9e 3M: Job Information System 9e Alliance Learning Center: Labor-Management Partnership 9e Nationwide Insurance: Technical Excellence Program 9e Ford Motor Company: Leadership Education and Development 9e Westpac Banking Corporation: Succession Planning and Career Development 9e A Major Telecommunications Company: Managers as People Developers
9. Career Development Successes: What Works and Why Conclusion: Challenges and Recommendations for the Twenty-First Century

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