Human Resource Development Products

  • The Art of Plain Speaking

    How to Write and Speak in a Way that Will Impress the People that Matter

    By Charlie Corbett

    Why read this book? Because in the digital age, where we are daily inundated with useless information, those people who can use language and stories to differentiate themselves will thrive. Personal and corporate brands must be built on ‘authenticity’. And there is no better way to be authentic…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Learning in Stages

    Learning to Do Things Well, Do Things Better and Do Better Things

    By Tom Boydell

    In many organizations, including government, there is a tendency to adopt a very narrow view of learning and to identify a sizeable proportion of the population as non-learners. This is patently inaccurate, we are all learning at all stages in our lives. Tom Boydell's Learning in Stages was written…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Job Quality in an Era of Flexibility

    Experiences in a European Context

    Edited by Tommy Isidorsson, Julia Kubisa

    This is the era of flexibility. Under constant pressure to be adaptable, organizations increasingly adopt employment practices such as zero-hours contracts, the casualization of the workforce and the use of temporary and agency labour. These flexible practices are central to debates about the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Employment Relations

  • Career Pathways in Psychiatry

    Transition in Changing Times

    Edited by Arthur Lazarus

    Career transitions in psychiatry have rarely been discussed openly.  Yet, in the light of health care reform and other forces affecting clinical practice, it is more important than ever that psychiatrists have information about the career options within their specialty.  Career Pathways…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethical Issues in International Marketing

    By Erdener Kaynak, Nedjet Delener

    Ethical Issues in International Marketing is a valuable resource for readers’increasing need for knowledge of this important area. In recent years, ethical issues in international marketing have come to the forefront due to publicity and controversy generated from several international cases…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Training for Financial Awareness

    Developing Essential Skills

    By Mike Bolton, Chris Singer

    This title was first published in 2002: 'The success of Creative Kitchens took their management team rather by surprise. Since their start-up, four years ago, everyone has been working hard to keep up with the increasing pace of new orders. At today’s management meeting Sharon Bentley, the company’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Telephone Skills Coaching Manual

    22 Sessions for Working with Individuals and Small Groups

    By Pat Cochrane

    This title was first published in 2003: Telephone skills are second nature to most people - and that’s the problem. We make assumptions about the people we’re talking to, we’re careless and lazy about what we say and we fall into bad habits. Everyone has been on the receiving end of poor telephone…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Communication in Organizations

    Basic Skills and Conversation Models, 2nd Edition

    By Henk T. Van der Molen, Yvonne Gramsbergen-Hoogland

    One of the most important requirements of leadership is effective communication. The idea that some people are natural leaders and that others will never learn to show good leadership is now outdated. It has been replaced by the conviction that leadership and communication skills can be learnt.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Strategies for Professional Development

    Investment Mentoring in Classrooms and Workplaces

    By Elizabeth J. Keller

    This book extends current research and scholarship around mentoring and learning theory, illustrating how mentoring creates, enacts, and sustains multidisciplinary learning in a variety of school, work, and community contexts. In so doing, it examines the relationship between teaching and mentoring…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Employment Relations and Global Governance

    The Dialogue between the Global Unions and the IFIs

    By Yvonne Rueckert

    Globalization has driven many improvements in technology, communication and transport, but global economic and social challenges remain. Chief among these is the growing income inequality both within and between countries and a persistently high proportion of people living in poverty. While…

    Hardback – 2018-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • The Handbook of Communication Training

    A Best Practices Framework for Assessing and Developing Competence

    Edited by Jd Wallace, Dennis Becker

    Communication remains a significant topic for job acquisition, development, and advancement. As such there are no shortage of classes, seminars and books written on the subject. However, there are few designed for the corporate consultant that are not aligned with some proprietary system,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge

  • On the Nature of Human Resource Development

    Holistic Agency and an Almost-Autoethnographical Exploration of Becoming

    By Monica Lee

    The nature of human resource development (HRD) has been, and remains, a contested topic – the debate was sparked in part by Monica Lee’s seminal 2001 paper which refused to define the discipline of HRD, but has been accentuated by increasing globalization, political unrest, inequality and the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

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