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Leading, Managing and Developing People

Leading, Managing and Developing People

Gary Rees, Raymond French

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Understand the theory and practice of leading, managing and developing people in the workplace with this definitive textbook.

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Leading, Managing and Developing People is critical reading for all those studying the CIPD Level 7 Advanced module in Leading, Managing and Developing People as well as all HR and L&D practitioners. It provides extensive coverage of the aims, objectives and contribution of HRM such as the scope and nature of human resources, HR's role when organisations grow and how to ensure professionalism and ethical behaviour when managing people. This book also includes discussion of major contemporary themes in leading, managing and developing people including leadership development, flexibility, agile working and the psychological contract. This ensures that readers are fully prepared to lead, manage and develop staff in the new world of work.

With rigorous academic underpinning and clear theoretical exploration, Leading, Managing and Developing People also includes practical advice on key activities including recruitment, job design, performance management, motivation and reward. Supported by online resources including an instructor's manual, lecture slides, international case studies, example essay questions and annotated web links, this is an indispensable guide for both students and practitioners.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction [Gary Rees and Ray French];
    • Chapter - 01: The Scope and Nature of Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development [Gary Rees];
    • Chapter - 02: HRM Contributions in Different Settings [Charlotte Rayner and Liza Howe-Walsh];
    • Chapter - 03: Professionalism and Ethics in Managing People [Matthew Anderson and Charlotte Rayner];
    • Chapter - 04: Leadership and Leader Development [Wenjin Dai & Alex Tymon];
    • Chapter - 05: Managing Change [Gary Rees and David Hall];
    • Chapter - 06: Flexibility and the Psychological Contract [Ray French];
    • Chapter - 07: Organisational and Job Design [Ray French];
    • Chapter - 08: Recruitment and Selection [Sally Rumbles and Ray French];
    • Chapter - 09: Developing Employees [Alex Tymon and Margaret Mackay];
    • Chapter - 10: Managing the Employment Relationship [Sally Rumbles and Peter Scott];
    • Chapter - 11: Performance Management, Motivation and Reward [Gary Rees and Alex Tymon];
    • Chapter - 12: Summary Themes and Future Trends [Ray French and Gary Rees]


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Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843984122
  • Edition: 5
  • Published: 15th April 2016
  • Paperback
  • Format: 246x188
  • 368 pages

About the Author

Gary Rees is Head of the Organization Studies and Human Resource Management at Portsmouth Business School, UK

Ray French was previously Principal Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at Portsmouth Business School, UK

Gary Rees

Raymond French