This is a new and completely revised edition of the successful text published in 2000 entitled Core Management. The book provides excellent coverage of the CIPD syllabus for three core areas of the CIPD syllabus.
New end of chapter website links are included. The text is written in an easy-to-read style and each chapter is linked to other relevant parts of the book.
Managing and Leading People - High performance organizations; Individual differences; Leadership and motivation at work; People management; Managing for Results - Managerial work; Organizations and change; Customer relations; Quality and continuous improvement; Managing in a Strategic Business Context - The competitive environment; Corporate strategy; Globalization; Government policy; Demographic and social trends; Regulation; The technological context; Social responsibility and business ethics; Appendix 1; How the book and the CIPD standards link together; Appendix 2; Exam questions