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Interview with Pat Wellington

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 18 October 2011

Abstract

Purpose

The aim is to provide an interview with Pat Wellington, an internationally recognized management consultant who specializes in leadership, team building, business development, change management and customer care.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent interviewer.

Findings

Effective People Management gives readers a robust understanding of all the essential activities involved in managing staff and maintaining high performance – from selection and interviewing to staff motivation, and from team building to delegating.

Practical implications

The article offers practical insight into the nature of leadership and provides valuable information on relationship management techniques essential for staff retention.

Originality/value

Having experience of a vast array of industries, both within the public and private sectors, Pat emphasizes the importance of maintaining good relationships with workers in order to increase productivity, staff satisfaction and thus improve staff retention. Pat also highlights how financial remuneration is only one model for motivating staff.

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Citation

by Juliet Harrison, I. (2011), "Interview with Pat Wellington", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 19 No. 7, pp. 42-45. https://doi.org/10.1108/09670731111175614

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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