- Author: Ray French,Gary Rees
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
- Published: 01 September 2010
- ISBN: 9781843982579
The only book designed specifically for the CIPD's new core unit, Leading, Managing and Developing People . The key selling points include: Written by a team of experts from Portsmouth Business School; Review questions at end of each chapter to consolidate learning; Considers the aims, objectives and contribution of HRM across the public, private, third sector and across small, medium, large and multi-national organisations; and, Balances- theory and practice, drawing on major research work, including theoretical and conceptual models, through to major research findings and supported by case studies. The new features to this edition include: New chapters on change theoriesmodels, the contribution of HRMD across different organisations and the role and function of HRMD; More on equity and fair dealing, developing leaders and leadership, organisational design, improving performance in different contexts and career development; and, A table at the beginning of the book links topics and key theories. The online resources include: For tutors: Lecturer's Guide Lecture Handouts Teamwork activities; For students: Accounts of best practice; Questionnaires for motivational skills and leadership attributes; Mini cases; Questionnaires; Weblinks; and, Video clips.