Human Resource Development Products

  • Influencing Organizational Effectiveness

    A critical take on the HR contribution

    By Linda Dr Holbeche

    In this book Linda Holbeche offers an historical narrative on the changing landscape of work since the 1980s and considers how definitions of organizational effectiveness have changed over time. She considers the characteristics and effects of the neo-liberal ‘work culture of new capitalism’, and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 

  • The Mentor's Way

    Eight Rules for Bringing Out the Best in Others

    By Rik Nemanick

    Drawing on the author’s extensive experience training mentors, The Mentor’s Way outlines eight rules for engaging in a mentoring relationship. Nemanick examines the ways in which mentoring differs from managing or leading, and details the various roles of the mentor as a role model, motivator,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 

  • Creative Working in the Knowledge Economy

    By Sai Loo

    There is a growing interest in the knowledge economy, and the new types of job and ways of working associated with it. This book analyses how a particular group – creative knowledge workers – carry out their jobs and learn within it. Using empirical research from advertising and software…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Advances in Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management

  • Chief Talent Officer

    The Evolving Role of the Chief Learning Officer, 2nd Edition

    By Tamar Elkeles, Tamar Elkeles, Jack Phillips, Patricia Phillips

    New business realities and demands, coupled with new technologies in a changing competitive landscape are causing corporate learning departments to rethink their value, role, and impact in the organization. Added to this changing environment is an increasing level of business uncertainty that…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 

  • The Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914

    By Richard Adelstein

    Central economic planning is often associated with failed state socialism, and modern capitalism celebrated as its antithesis. This book shows that central planning is not always, or even primarily, a state enterprise, and that the giant industrial corporations that dominated the American economy…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Wisdom Learning

    Perspectives on Wising-Up Business and Management Education

    Edited by Wendelin Küpers, Olen Gunnlaugson

    In traditional business circles, wisdom is viewed with a certain scepticism, which is in part due to its historical associations with wisdom traditions and spiritual cultures. However, in business today, wisdom is emerging not only as a viable but also a necessary organizational and management…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    The Practical Wisdom in Leadership and Organization Series

  • Women's Career Development Throughout the Lifespan

    An international exploration

    Edited by Jenny Bimrose, Mary McMahon, Mark Watson

    Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women’s patterns of career…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 

  • Rewarding Performance Globally

    Reconciling the Global-Local Dilemma

    By Fons Trompenaars, Robert J Greene

    This book provides professionals with an easy reference resource for successfully implementing a performance management system in a multinational company. Providing research-based strategies for reconciling the global-local dilemma is the focus of the book. The authors explore principles drawn…

    Paperback – 2016-11-21 

  • Learning and Performance

    A Systemic Model for Analysing Needs and Evaluating Training

    By Bryan Hopkins

    Changing work roles, greater emphasis on individual autonomy, the growing importance of relationships, the complexity of many businesses; all these things call into question the prevailing approach to training needs analysis and evaluation, which still tends to be based on a simple gap analysis…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 

  • Developing Yourself and Others

    5th Edition

    By Institute of Leadership & Managenent

    Super series are a set of workbooks to accompany the flexible learning programme specifically designed and developed by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) to support their Level 3 Certificate in First Line Management. The learning content is also closely aligned to the Level 3 S/NVQ in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Institute of Learning & Management Super Series

  • Resilient Leadership

    Beyond myths and misunderstandings

    By Karsten Drath

    Intense pressures pose considerable challenges to executives striving to succeed in an environment of increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. Today’s leaders are constantly fighting to make sense of their changing worlds and to make the right decisions for themselves, their…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 

  • Leadership Resilience

    Lessons for Leaders from the Policing Frontline

    By Ginger Charles

    Edited by Jonathan Smith

    Leadership is demanding and challenging. How do leaders cope? How do they remain fit and strong, and thrive? The authors of Leadership Resilience, a business school academic and a police officer, suggest that many challenges faced by leaders are similar to the challenges experienced by police…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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