Changing Patterns Of Management Development by Andrew ThomsonChanging Patterns Of Management Development by Andrew Thomson

Changing Patterns Of Management Development

byAndrew Thomson, Christopher Mabey, John Storey

Paperback | May 18, 2000

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Written in a highly accessible style by a small distinguished team, this is a wide-ranging account of the whole subject of management development, underpinned by the most extensive data set ever made available.
Andrew Thomson OBE is a professor at the Open University Business School, where he was the first Dean. He was chairman of Council of University Management Schools from 1985 to 1987, of the Joint SERC-ESRC Committee from 1985 to 1988, and of the British Academy of Management from 1990 to 1993. Christopher Mabey is Head of the Centre for...
Title:Changing Patterns Of Management DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.1 × 6 × 0.64 inPublished:May 18, 2000Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0631209999

ISBN - 13:9780631209997


Table of Contents


List of Figures.

List of Tables.

About the Authors.

1. Introduction.

2. Models of Management Development.

3. The Historical Background.

4. National Management Development Systems.

5. Demand for Management Development.

6. Strategy, Structure and Responsibilities.

7. Management Development Procedures and Processes.

8. Management Development: Amount and Methods.

9. The Impact of Management Development.

10. Managerial Careers in Relation to Development.

11. Management Development in Small Businesses.

12. Conclusions.


Bibliography and References.


Editorial Reviews

"Outstanding volume written by some of the leading academics in the field of management and organisational development. The book explores modelling of management development, its impact in terms of business performance and its future in both large and small businesses. It is well written, topical and an important contribution to the literature."
--Cary L Cooper, Manchester School of Management