Managing Careers: Theory And Practice by Yehuda BaruchManaging Careers: Theory And Practice by Yehuda Baruch

Managing Careers: Theory And Practice

byYehuda Baruch

Paperback | September 11, 2003

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This important new book addresses the concepts and principles of career planning and management in a contemporary context. Acknowledging the often-cited motto of many organizations, that people are their most important assets, this book explores systematic ways of retaining and developing talented people. It is ideal for students of HRM or at MBA level taking a module on career management. Additionally, it is of great interest to consultants, HR managers and individuals wishing to develop their career.

Key reasons to read this book:

  • Comprehensive and innovative coverage of a fast developing subject is of importance to both the individual and the organisation
  • The theory of managing careers is integrated into both traditional and contemporary management thinking
  • Though-provoking pedagogy provides an interactive experience for the reader
  • An international outlook offers a realistic view of the world of work
  • Dr Yehuda Baruch is a Reader in HRM and OB at the University of East Anglia, UK, and formerly a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, USA, and Visiting Professor at London Business School.
    Title:Managing Careers: Theory And PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.6 × 7.4 × 0.7 inPublished:September 11, 2003Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0273678000

    ISBN - 13:9780273678007


    Table of Contents

    List of figuresList of tablesAbbreviationsPreface1.  Introduction:  career perspectives2.  Individual careers: career choice and career stages3.  Individual careers and career models4.  Organizational career systems5.  The dynamic nature of career management6.  Career management practices7.  Global career management8.  Managing career diversities9.  Conclusion:  the future of career managementIndex

    Editorial Reviews

    "This is a masterful pulling together of the available knowledge about career research and practice, written in a lively and practical manner.  All people who have, plan to have, or study careers could profit from reading this book." Douglas T. Hall, Professor of Organizational Behavior, School of Management, Boston University, USA "The management of careers is a critical issue for both individuals and organizations these days. This work provides a much needed textbook that can be of great help to instructors, students, managers and practitioners, and to everyone who is or will be in employment. Baruch, a well-known careers scholar himself, manages to achieve the balance between maintaining high academic standards and providing a useful resource for non-specialists." Nikos Bozionelos PhD CPsychol, Senior Lecturer, HRM Department, Strathclyde Business School "This is a very interesting and challenging book. It is a valuable addition to the subject area." Dr Sharon Clarke, Lecturer in Organizational Psychology, Manchester School of Management, UMIST