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People Management

Challenges and Opportunities

David Rees og Richard McBain

Palgrave 2004. 280 s. ISBN 0333920309
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DescriptionPeople 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.

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
Author BiographiesDAVID 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