Executive Development: Volume 7 Issue 6


Table of contents

Tesco – Competitive Management Development

Steve Hammett, Ken McMeikan

Reports on development of a training and development strategy to meetthe challenges of the 1990s facing a large food retailer. Starting withdiscussion groups to identify how First…


Could It Work for Me? A Personal Reflection on an Outdoor Development Programme

Richard J. Holden

From a highly personal perspective seeks to discuss the outcomes fromparticipation on a particular outdoor development programme. Draws onlearning logs completed during the…


Competences: Dialogue without a Plot? Providing Context through Business Diagnostics

Andrew Munro, Brendan Andrews

Examines the role that competences have played in recent years. While itis acknowledged that competences have helped integrate human resourceactivity, expresses concerns about the…


Strategic Planning in Public Sector Organizations

Greg Wilkinson, Elaine Monkhouse

Examines strategy development in public sector organizations. Modelsused in the private sector must be adapted to accommodate theconstraints of public and legal requirements.


Strategic Learning

Tony Grundy

Explores the notion of strategic learning through a case study. The caseis used to identify a model of the learning process. Readers areinvited to analyse issues in their current…


Empowerment: Management Dilemma, Leadership Challenge

Phil Lowe

There is a clear gap between the theory of empowerment and its practicalapplication. Drawing on research by Harbridge Consulting Group, examinesthe problems inherent in…


How to Build Self‐directed Teams

Richard S. Wellins, Peter Sykes

Organizations are facing stiff competition in the ever‐changing globalmarket‐place and are sure to face increasing battles in the future. Toposition themselves for success in the…


Planned and Emergent Learning: A Framework and a Method

David Megginson

Describes learners according to how they have responded to the twinchallenge of taking responsibility for planning their own learning andsqueezing learning out of this emerging…


Speaking in Public – Part II: Voice and Image

Robert Freeburn

Discusses vocal skills and how their use may enhance the image of thespeaker and add to the impact of a speech, talk or presentation.Emphasizes the importance of changes in tone…




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