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Developing Managers and Leaders

Developing Managers and Leaders

A unique and innovative text exploring management and leadership development in business today. Contemporary perspectives, debates and practices are examined by this highly-esteemed author team.
Our Price: €99.00
ISBN/EAN9780717140350
Availability1 – 9 copies in stock
Publisher: Gill
Pub. Date: January 1 2009
Author: Garavan, Thomas
Format: Hardback
Pages:818
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* Provides a theoretical understanding of the multiple components of management and leadership development * Provides practical advice and ideas for current and future managers and leaders who wish to enhance their professional development in organisations * Written for practitioners who design, implement and evaluate management and leadership development processes * Also written for those undertaking specialist undergraduate programmes and postgraduate programmes of study, in which there is a focus on the development of managers and leaders * The text has an attractive, full-colour design and is organised into four parts as follows: Part One summarises key concepts and theories, the context of leadership development and the nature of management and leadership. Topics include: the scope and purpose of management and leadership development; the nature of managerial work; theoretical views on leadership; recent debates in leadership research.
Part Two focuses on organisational aspects of management and leadership development including: the positioning of management and leadership in organisations; the structure of leadership development activities; the use of competency-based approaches to leadership development and talent management. Part Three analyses interventions and processes including: formal management and leadership development interventions; informal management and leadership development processes; and developmental relationships in organisations. Part Four examines various aspects of management and leadership development for different groups and contexts. Topics include: individual development and self-managed learning; career development processes; and development issues associated with different groups. There is a focus on the comparative aspects of management and leadership development and an examination of whether there is convergence or divergence in thinking and practices on management and leadership development.
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