1st Edition

Developing Managerial Competence





ISBN 9780415183468
Published February 18, 1999 by Routledge
324 Pages

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Book Description

Workplace training and education have increasingly been seen as pivotal factors in improving the abilities, skills and competitiveness of industry, and the aim of the Management Charter Initiative (MCI), was to improve managers' practical competency in line with this. Under the MCI, qualification was gained by proving managerial competence in work related tasks, rather than by studying for a theoretical, educational qualification such as an MBA or degree. This book provides a welcome and comprehensive analysis of the MCI within the context of modern management development. It emphasizes the benefits of linking management development with organizational strategy, and includes:

* up-to-date analysis of how management development can be measured
* the first comprehensive assessment of the impact of using Management Standards
* practical illustrations with sixteen in-depth case studies of contemporary organizations.

This revealing book is endorsed by the MCI and includes a foreword by Professor Tom Cannon, whose leadership spearheaded and developed the MCI itself.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Management Development 3. Methodological Approach 4. Organizational Strategy and MD 5. Human resource Development Strategy 6. Individual Performance 7. Organizational Performance 8. Business Performance 9. Conclusions References Case Studies 1. Tin Mine 2. Galvanising Factory 3. Electrical Rental and Retail Company 4. Oil and Gas Exploration Company 5. Energy Technology Service 6. Government Agency 7. Specialist Insurance 8. Charity Organisation 9. Magistrates' Court 10. Regional Newspaper 11. Eastern NHS Trust 12. Aeroplane Component manufacturer 13. Northern NHS Trust 14. Clothing Manufacturer 15. Shoe Manufacturer 16. Southern NHS Trust

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