Leadership and Management Development

Leadership and Management Development : Strategies for Action

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Firmly established as the leading text in its field, "Leadership and Management Development" is the ideal core text for students on the CIPD PDS qualification and on business and HR degree programmes, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. This 5th edition has been re-titled and revised to focus more on leadership in line with how the subject is being taught today. It also achieves a greater balance between theory and practice, supporting in depth academic and critical coverage with real life case studies and examples from industry. Further improvements include: third author, specialising in industry and leadership, added to the prestigious line up; expanded coverage of diversity, ecology, ethics and SMEs; a more international, global perspective in line with current teaching practice; and completely revised and updated references to bring the book up to date. Learning Features - Weblinks and further reading enable students to explore key ideas, while 'reflect', 'conclude'and 'plan' boxes, discussion questions and group activities engage and challenge students, encouraging them to link issues with industry and form their own conclusions.It is written for - Students on the CIPD PDS qualification and on business and HR degree programmes, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 190 x 248 x 24mm | 855g
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
  • Wimbledon, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 1843982447
  • 9781843982449
  • 477,893

About Jeffrey Gold

Alan Mumford has published numerous articles and books and is a leading figure in the management development field. Jeff Gold is a principal lecturer in Organisation Learning at Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. Richard Thorpe is a professor of Management Development and deputy director of the Keyworth Institute at Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK.show more

Table of contents

Chapter - 01: Leaders and Managers, Leadership and Management Development;Chapter - 02: Strategic Leadership and Management Development;Chapter - 03: Measuring Leaders and Managers;Chapter - 04: Assessing Development Needs;Chapter - 05: Leaders, Managers and Learning;Chapter - 06: Activities for the Development of Leaders and Managers;Chapter - 07: Combining Work and Learning;Chapter - 08: Evaluating Leadership and Management Development;Chapter - 09: Leadership and Management Development and Social Capital;Chapter - 10: The Future Supply of Leaders and Managers;Chapter - 11: Diversity and Ecology;Chapter - 12: Leadership and Management Development in Small and Medium-Sized Organisations;Chapter - 13: Future Learning for Leaders and Managersshow more

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"A thorough and well-written text. Case studies and exercises link theory to practice, and the discussion questions are useful and probing."show more

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