Executive Development: Volume 6 Issue 5


Table of contents

Revitalizing a Mid‐sized Company through Executive Education

William J. Bowen

In 1989, Reynolds and Reynolds ($600 million; Dayton, Ohio;business forms and computer software company) launched an executiveeducation programme which has achieved excellent…


Unlocking the Barriers to Women in Management

Trudy Coe

Only 1 per cent of top managers are women, despite the widespreadintroduction of equal opportunities policies. The Institute ofManagement decided last year to survey its own women…


A Strategic Vision for Our Information Age

Maris G. Martinsons

Argues for the importance of placing a higher priority oninformation resources and managing their strategic contributions to thebusiness. Gives details of an executive development…


Talking to the Media

David Spencer

Offers advice to managers to help them get the most out of meetingswith journalists.


Accrediting Managers’ Learning: The Way Forward for Executive Development?

Diane Preston, Alison Smith

Describes an investigation into the use of the accreditation ofprior learning (APL) within management training and development. Areview of training managers use and opinions of…


How to Map Team Effectiveness

Charles Margerison, Dick McCann

Managers may not have a model which enables them to diagnose thekind of people needed to fit various roles in a team. The TeamManagement Wheel was developed through discussions…


Strategy Formulation: How Customer‐responsive Is Your Firm?

Jay J. Zajas

Offers nine theorems to executives for evaluating and improvingtheir company′s customer responsiveness. Unless senior managementdelivers on its commitment to provide reliable…


Retail Best Practice in Nationwide

David Hopkins

As part of its response to Total Quality, Nationwide BuildingSociety discovered that much value added could be achieved throughinternal benchmarking. A cross‐functional team was…


Competency Assessment: A Strategic Approach – Part I

Laura Tovey

Part I examines how the recognition of the need for a stronger linkbetween management development and corporate strategy is growing. Leadsinto an explanation of the rationale for…




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1989 – 1995

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Emerald Publishing Limited