Management Development: A Guide for the Profession

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International Labour Organization, 1998 - Business & Economics - 597 pages
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The publication contains a balanced mix of theoretical concepts and practical guidance about management training and development approaches, based on best practice used by companies, public sector organisations, training institutions, business schools and management consultants in various countries around the world. Topics discussed include: competence modelling and management practices, learning theory, methods and techniques, effective management development and education, and aspects of the management development cycle such as problem identification, training needs assessment, training programme design, implementation and monitoring.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Tables
5
Managers and their competences
9
Bibliography 580
13
Boxes
17
How managers learn Alan Mumford
23
Concepts and components of management development
35
An overview
58
Simulation methods Tor Hernes
251
Case method John I Reynolds
272
Lectures and presentation methods AamirAli
291
Audiovisual computer and communication technologies
303
How to make the best use of available methods and techniques
325
training methods
329
Towards a learning organization Olle Bovin
357
Open and distance learning Roger Lewis
378

Future perspectives of management development
68
Problem identification and trainingneeds assessment
81
Training programme design John Butler
112
Programme implementation and monitoring
128
I ra in in u evaluation and followup
158
Selfdevelopment methods Tom Boydell
177
Experiential and action learning Alan Mumford
201
nominating companies
223
Group work and discussion methods Tor Hernes
229
Planning implementing and evaluating a supervisory
402
Management development for scientific and engineering
426
Training and development of women for managerial jobs
446
Management development for public service organizations
463
Training and development of entrepreneurmanagers
471
The management development professional
495
Using consulting for management development
514
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