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.
Ray French Principal Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Portsmouth Business School, teaches UG & PG Author and co-author of several textbooks held a number of academic leadership roles at Portsmouth University External examiner at Nottingham Trent University Previously external examiner at Leeds Met, Hertfordshire, Kingston and South Bank Universities Course Director for Business School courses delivered by a partner institution in Singapore and Hong Kong Gary Rees Involved with Programme Management for over 15 years Taught Masters programmes in Greece, Hong Kong, Guernsey, Malaysia and the Cayman Islands External examiner at Leeds Met University Previously external examiner at Brighton and Bournemouth Universities