People Management: Challenges and Opportunities

People Management: Challenges and Opportunities

by David Rees, Richard McBain


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People Management: Challenges and Opportunities examines contemporary issues facing those involved in people management. Postgraduate, specialist Masters and MBA students will find this a challenging and insightful look at the skills required to successfully manage people. Written in a lively style, students will be offered research based practical guidance, illustrated through the use of case studies, exercises and group based assignments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333920305
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 03/02/2005
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

DAVID REES is a Director and Principal Consultant at Cultural Fluency Training and Development Ltd. He is also a visiting Teaching Fellow at Henley Management College, UK.

RICHARD MCBAIN is a member of the Faculty of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour and Director of Studies for the MBA Distance Learning Programme at Henley Management College, UK.

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Book Overview and Structure.- SECTION ONE: STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENDA.- Managing People: Back to the Future?; D.Rees.- Future Trends in HR; M.Higgs.- Managing Human Capital; D.Rees.- Socially Responsible Management; J.Leonard.- SECTION TWO: THE WAY PEOPLE ARE MANAGED.- People Performance Management; E.Houldsworth.- Managing Human Talent; T.Osborn Jones.- Managing Virtual Teams; S.Ireland.- Managing Rewards; H.Murlis.- SECTION THREE: MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES FOR FUTURE SUCCESS.- The Emotionally Intelligent Leader; M.Higgs and V.Dulewicz.- The Culturally Fluent Manager; D.Rees.- The Learning Manager; E.Houldsworth.- The Mentoring/Coaching Manager; R.McBain.- Afterword.

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