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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

People Management

Challenges and Opportunities

ISBN 9780333920305
Publication Date March 2005
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave

People 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.

DAVID 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.

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.

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