Effective Multi-Unit Leadership

Effective Multi-Unit Leadership

by Chris Edger



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409424321
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/12/2012
Edition description: 1
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Chris Edger is Professor of Multi-Unit Leadership at the Academy of Multi-Unit Leadership (AMUL), Birmingham City Business School, Birmingham City University, UK. Concentrating exclusively on the art and science of effective ’local leadership’ within multi-unit contexts, Professor Edger’s teaching specialisms at AMUL are Service Leadership and Operational Improvement. He has a PhD from Warwick Business School (ESRC award), a DMS and MBA from Nottingham Business School, an MSc(econ) with distinction from the London School of Economics and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Professor Edger has held Area, Regional and Executive Director positions in UK, US and European-owned multi-site Corporations. Latterly he was Group HR, Service and Productivity Director of Mitchells and Butlers Plc., the UK's leading casual dining operator (22 brands, 2,000 sites and 44,000 employees). In 2010 he and his HR team won the Personnel Today 'HR Impact of the Year' Award.

Table of Contents

Contents: Part I Context of the Multi-Unit Enterprise: Introduction; Strategic responses to disruption. Part II Activities: Activities and issues. Part III Behavioural Practices: Generating commitment; Ensuring control; Implementing change. Part IV Characteristics: Personal characteristics; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.

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