Leading, Managing and Developing People

Author: Raymond French

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 376

View: 625

Leading, Managing and Developing People is critical reading for all those studying the CIPD Level 7 Advanced module in Leading, Managing and Developing People as well as all HR and L&D practitioners. It provides extensive coverage of the aims, objectives and contribution of HRM such as the scope and nature of human resources, HR's role when organisations grow and how to ensure professionalism and ethical behaviour when managing people. This book also includes discussion of major contemporary themes in leading, managing and developing people including leadership development, flexibility, agile working and the psychological contract. This ensures that readers are fully prepared to lead, manage and develop staff in the new world of work. With rigorous academic underpinning and clear theoretical exploration, Leading, Managing and Developing People also includes practical advice on key activities including recruitment, job design, performance management, motivation and reward. Supported by online resources including an instructor's manual, lecture slides, international case studies, example essay questions and annotated web links, this is an indispensable guide for both students and practitioners.

Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR

Developing Effective People Skills for Better Leadership and Management

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

View: 244

To make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing both themselves and others. They also need to be aware of the management and business considerations that affect their work. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what HR managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference. Written by renowned human resources expert and bestselling author Michael Armstrong, Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership for HR covers in one volume the 'Leading, Managing and Developing People' and 'Developing Skills for Business Leadership' Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) modules. It includes numerous practical features such as case studies, practitioner interviews, exercises and clear learning objectives to aid learning. This is the essential book for HR students and professionals looking to broaden their skills and understanding relating to management and leadership. Online supporting resources include lecture slides, an instructor's manual, a student's manual and a literature review.

Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership

Developing Effective People Skills for Better Leadership and Management

Author: Michael Armstrong

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 318

In order to make an effective contribution, HR specialists have to be good at management, leadership and developing themselves and others. However in addition, they need to be aware of the management and business considerations that affect their work. Armstrong's Handbook of Management and Leadership provides guidance on the processes of management and leadership with particular reference to what managers and aspiring managers need to know and do to make a difference. This new edition is the only book that covers in one volume the new Leading, Managing and Developing People and Developing Skills for Business Leadership modules, which are part of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's Leadership and Management Standards. Online supporting resources for this book include lecture slides for each chapter, flashcards and case studies with exercises.

Leadership and Management Development

Author: Jan L. Carmichael

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 399

View: 126

Written by a team of experienced practitioners who have worked in HR in many organizational sectors, Leadership and Management Development offers students an ideal blend of critical and practice-based approaches. Drawing on their extensive backgrounds, the authors combine insights from the latest research with a multitude of cases and examples. A truly international range of cases--along with examples from both the not-for-profit and commercial sectors and from organizations of all sizes--provide a well-rounded demonstration of how management and leadership work across all areas. The cases are followed by reflective questions and problem-based scenarios that encourage academic, practical, and personal development and provide opportunities for assessment. Leadership and Management Development also includes separate chapters on two key issues--ethics and diversity--and a wide range of pedagogical features and academic references. The text is enhanced by a Companion Website containing resources for students (full audio podcasts featuring practitioners who expand on case studies from the book; sample exam questions with answers; a flashcard glossary; annotated web links arranged by topic; and further reading updates) and instructors (PowerPoint-based slides for each chapter; a teaching outline and answers to questions; and seminar activities).

Leading and Managing Continuing Professional Development

Developing People, Developing Schools

Author: Peter Earley

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 203

This book gives an up to date picture of a rapidly changing field, enhances understanding of continuing professional development and its potential to bring about change and development to improve the quality of teaching and learning in schools.

Leading & Managing Continuing Professional Development

Developing People, Developing Schools

Author: Sara Bubb

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 815

Praise for the first edition: 'Peter Earley and Sara Bubb bring together, in a very accessible way, theoretical and practical aspects of CPD and suggest how leadership and management can be applied in this vital area of staff development. This book will help co-ordinators and school leaders to develop their most important resource - the people who work with the children' - Richard Stainton, Education Journal 'The most obvious target user for the book is the (not rare) person suddenly hoist with the staff development responsibility petard: but, thoughtfully used, most staffrooms will include several people who could benefit from thinking about its contents and putting some of the ideas into practice' - British Journal Educational Technology 'This book is a welcome and practical guide to the wealth of publications on Continuing Professional Development... [M]akes an excellent contribution to the current and widening debate on the nature of Continuing Professional Development. For School Leadership Teams it is an essential resource and reference for the managing of professional development and learning. It also serves as an excellent practical guide, and CPD coordinators reading this book will find themselves questioning and as a result developing their own practice. The book is written in accessible language using believable case studies to illustrate the wealth of research that has been carried out. The deeply embedded notion among some teachers that professional development consists of the one day course is challenged, and the reader is left in no doubt as to the range of opportunities that exist and need for them to be harnessed in order to ensure school improvement. The book is will surely act as a catalyst for the review and development of CPD in schools' - Stephen Merrill, Edge Hill College of Higher Education, British Journal In-Service Education 'A practical guide to all aspects of professional development which ought to be in the possession of every professional development coordinator in every primary and secondary school in the land - and their colleagues in leadership teams' - Tim Brighouse, TES Friday Magazine This new edition of a best-selling book provides an up to date overview of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), combined with a guide to best practice. Changes include: - expanded sections on the professional development of support staff and the wider school workforce (particularly important in the light of workforce remodelling) and the evaluation of CPD - more on making sure that professional development has an impact, and provides good value for money - the common core of skills and knowledge for the children's workforce, the new standards for qualified teacher status, induction, threshold, excellent teachers and advanced skills teachers as well as those for higher level teaching assistants. Drawing on the latest research, the contents include: - a clear explanation of CPD and latest developments; - practical tips on how to lead and manage CPD for a range of staff in schools - identifying training needs, designing and implementing programmes and evaluating their impact; - detailed guidance on CPD for staff at different stages of their careers. Written in a clear readable style it covers the latest standards and offers examples of current good practice. It is an essential professional reference for all those responsible for leading and managing professional learning in schools (headteachers, deputies, CPD and staff development coordinators) and Local Authorities (LAs). It will also prove invaluable to training providers and universities.

Strategic Management and Business Analysis

Author: Wyn Jenkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 298

View: 369

How can managers analyze their current and future business strategies? This textbook introduces the fields of business analysis and strategic management to provide students with an understanding of the key questions that need to be asked to understand an organization's options. The second part of the book provides tools and techniques to help organize and improve corporate strategy. Uniquely, the authors provide resources to assess aspects of strategic goals which are sometimes overlooked such as financial performance, ethical and environmental considerations and business models. They cover a diverse range of companies from Supermarkets like Aldi and Tesco to Caermory Whiskey and Chinese manufacturing. This textbook is perfect reading for students who want to apply strategic thinking to organizations and benefits from the inclusion of new case studies throughout the text as well as 10 extended cases in a separate section.

Management and Organisational Behaviour

Author: Laurie J. Mullins

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN:

Category: Management

Page: 837

View: 722

This eighth edition brings fresh evidence to explore theory in practice, and a wide range of brand new and intriguing examples and case studies on issues and organisations that are engaging, relevant and contemporary.

Managing and Leading People

Author: Charlotte Rayner

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 207

View: 693

Managing and Leading People is an essential text in the field of leadership, and provides a thorough overview of the subject for both students and professionals. Key topics include the strategic context, ethics and diversity, the psychological contract, motivation and reward, recruitment and selection and developing for the future. Divided into thematic sections and written in a clear and accessible style, it is the ideal text for any students on the CIPD module in Managing and Leading People, students studying people, leadership and organisations on wider business degrees, as well as professionals looking to develop their skills and expertise as managers within their organisations. This fully revised and updated new edition reflects developments within the area of management and leadership and adopts an international case study approach to bring the theory to life. Managing and Leading People draws on academic theory and research, but balances this with real-world examples from a wide range of organisations, and further reading, discussion questions and activities to challenge and engage the reader. With contributions from experts across the field that will really inform your knowledge, this title provides the information you need to learn how to make good managerial decisions, engage your people, and deliver results. Online resources include PowerPoint slides, lecturer notes and a companion website for additional tutor support.

Strategic Human Resource Management

An International Perspective

Author: Gary Rees

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

View: 919

Containing simple explanations of complex ideas and written in plain English, this text has been designed with your needs as a student firmly in mind. Whether you are studying at undergraduate or postgraduate level, our team of expert authors will guide and develop your understanding of each key area of the curriculum, from the fundamentals through to critical evaluation towards the end of each chapter. Key features: Numerous practical examples and case studies in each chapter bring the rigorous theoretical and academic underpinning alive Cases and examples from across the globe as well as chapters on culture and globalization reflect the global nature of the contemporary workplace Final chapter on the future of HRM by Linda Holbeche, former director of research at the CIPD, will equip you to deal with new and emerging issues and challenges Excellent range of learning features including an end of book glossary to help you quickly understand new and complex terminologies Visit the companion website at: http://www.sagepub.co.uk/rees Full-text SAGE journal articles available online to encourage further exploration of the field and filmed introductions to each area by the book's team of experts. Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.