ISBN-10:
0761955429
ISBN-13:
9780761955429
Pub. Date:
02/17/1998
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Managers in the Making: Careers, Development and Control in Corporate Britain and Japan / Edition 1

Managers in the Making: Careers, Development and Control in Corporate Britain and Japan / Edition 1

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Overview

Using original data, Managers in the Making presents a thorough analysis of the processes by which managers are made in Britain and Japan. It provides a detailed comparative study of the careers, training, developmental experience and job demands of managers in eight named companies, matching British firms with Japanese counterparts. Using qualitative and quantitative data the authors offer an understanding of these processes within organizational, sectoral and national contexts. Managers' perceptions, reactions and concerns are recorded and analysed throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761955429
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/17/1998
Series: Industrial Management series , #1
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Contexts
Britain and Japan
Management Development Systems in British and Japanese Companies
Managerial Labour Markets and Management Careers
Training and Education
Management Development
Processes and Systems
The Evaluation, Reward and Control of Managers
Conclusions
Comparative Lessons
Appendix A
Sample and Methods
Appendix B
Questionnaire

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