Motivating People in Lean Organizations

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Shortlisted for the prestigious Management Consultancies Association (MCA) best management book of the year, 1997. Motivating People in Lean Organizations is the essential guide for managers who need to motivate employees and promote new forms of career development.

In organizations that have been delayered, career progression is often stunted. The best talent may jump ship at a time when they're most needed, leaving less capable employees to fill the space.

This book focuses on: implementation of motivational strategies, appropriate internal communications, new career development structures, reward and recognition of achievement.

Motivating People in Lean Organizations is idea for HR/training managers and directors. Line managers, team leaders and internal communications managers will also find this of great benefit.

Linda Holbeche is Director of Research at Roffey Park Management Institute. She has been studying career development in organizations with flatter structures for several years and is the author of Career Development: The impact of flatter structures on careers.

The author is a leading researcher into career development
Shows line managers and the professionals:
How to shape lateral careers
How to recognize worth and employability
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 The effect of lean organizations on employees
13
3 Communications
37
4 Developing the organization through teamworking and leadership
62
5 Introducing structure change a strategic approach
88
6 The Operations Development Project at Thresher
100
crosscultural experiences
119
8 Motivating and retaining people the roles of the line manager and the Human Resource professional ...
125
11 Should organizations care about career management?
174
12 Changing great expectations
187
13 Career management what works in the new structures?
202
14 Mobilizing development
223
15 Supporting development
250
16 Reward and recognition
269
17 Conclusion
282
References and further reading
290

9 Changing roles
150
10 The new employee
162

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