Executive Development: Volume 2 Issue 3


Table of contents

Management development on three continents

Richard A. Headley, Dennis P. Slevin

Discusses the new approach to management development taken by GKN,a leading manufacturer of automotive transmission products world‐wide.Reports on GKN′s selection of the…


Whose plan is it anyway? – part one

Duncan Collins

Examines the appointment of a new managing director to AKZEnterprises and the predecessor′s move to the post of Chairman, inparticular how through a careful search and analysis…


Outplacement is “in”

Clare Charlesworth

Examines the new and increasing trend towards outplacementconsultancies. Argues that outplacing, as an alternative to releasingemployees, minimizes organizational disruption and…


Management Charter Initiative

Robin Aram

Briefly discusses the principles underlying the Management CharterInitiative (MCI). Looks at the benefits that membership of theorganization can bring and some implications for…


Developing the small company

Michael Mead

Discusses, relying on anecdotes from personal experience, theproblems facing the small company, which has never invested inmanagement training or development, when it decides on a…


Self development

Rosemary Stewart

Considers what the phrase “self development” reallymeans for management. Examines the rationale behind general trendstowards self development approaches. Discusses the…




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1989 – 1995

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Emerald Publishing Limited