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People and Organisational Development

People and Organisational Development

A New Agenda for Organisational Effectiveness

Helen Francis, Linda Holbeche, Martin Reddington

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Put HR at the heart of a modern approach to organisation development (OD) with this practical guide.

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People and Organisational Development is ideal for both practitioners and students alike. Setting out a new agenda for organisational effectiveness, this book not only covers emergent theories of organisational development and human resources management, it also gives practical examples for how these theories can be applied. Covering everything from how HR can support strategic change and how technology can be an agent of transformation to performance management, diversity, talent management and emotion at work, this book firmly places HR at the heart of a modern approach to OD.

Crucially, People and Organisational Development doesn't just examine successful change initiatives, it also covers the unsuccessful attempts at organisational change and what can be learnt from these. There is also invaluable discussion of the OD role of HRD in ethics, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. Packed with international case studies and examples, this is essential reading for all those studying the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Organisation Design and Organisation Development module and everyone wanting to make a difference to the development of their people and their organisation. Online supporting resources include additional case studies and practical tools.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Organisational Effectiveness - A New Agenda for Organisational Development (OD) and Human Resource Management (HRM) (Helen Francis, Linda Holbeche and Martin Reddington);
    • Chapter - 02: The Strategic Context for The New OE (Linda Holbeche);
    • Chapter - 03: The Historical and Theoretical Background to Organisation Development (Naomi Stanford);
    • Chapter - 04: Developing an Organisational Strategy from an HR Perspective (Mark Withers);
    • Chapter - 05: Organisational Culture and Cultural Integration (Valerie Garrow and Graeme Martin);
    • Chapter - 06: An ER Perspective on Organisational Effectiveness (John Purcell);
    • Chapter - 07: Transforming HR to Support Strategic Change (Peter Reilly);
    • Chapter - 08: Technology as an Agent of Transformation (Martin Reddington);
    • Chapter - 09: Critical HRD and Organisational Effectiveness (Allan Ramdhony);
    • Chapter - 10: The Role of Line Managers in HRM, Learning and Innovation (John Castledine and Douglas W. S. Renwick);
    • Chapter - 11: Strategic Workforce Capability - Planning for a New Era (Roger Cooper and Melanie Wood);
    • Chapter - 12: Performance Management and Reward (Roger Cooper and Adrian Furnham);
    • Chapter - 13: Inclusive Talent Management and Diversity (Eddie Blass and Gillian Maxwell);
    • Chapter - 14: Employer Branding and Organisational Effectiveness (Helen Francis and Martin Reddington);
    • Chapter - 15: The OD Role of HRD in Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability (Carole Parkes);
    • Chapter - 16: Emotion at Work (Chiara Amati and Chris Donnegan);
    • Chapter - 17: The New OE - Future Prospects and Possibilities (Helen Francis, Linda Holbeche and Martin Reddington)


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Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843982692
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 1st January 2012
  • Paperback
  • Format: 245x190
  • 376 pages

About the Author

Helen Francis is Director of the Edinburgh Institute of Leadership and People Management (EILPM) and Reader within Edinburgh Napier Business School, UK.

Linda Holbeche is Visiting Professor at both the University of Bedfordshire and Cass Business School and an Associate at Ashridge Business School, UK.

Martin Reddington was formerly Global Programme Director, HR Transformation, at Cable & Wireless. Since leaving Cable & Wireless, he blends academic research with consultancy.

Helen Francis

Linda Holbeche

Martin Reddington