Management Development Review: Volume 8 Issue 6


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New principles for management development

Richard Davis

Claims that decades of management development have changed littlein the way in which organizations function. Aims to show that thefundamental thinking underpinning such activity…


Role change: are you wasting talent?

John Bradford

Successful and supported role change is increasingly a criticalsuccess factor in sustaining organizational performance. Reports on arecent survey which indicates that too little…


Trends in career development

James Creelman

Reports on a recently published research‐based report identifyingtrends and best practice in career development. Focuses on what ishappening at Pilkington Optronics, the London…


A chemical industry multi‐company work‐based management development programme

Brian Swain, Jeff Martin

Describes a two‐tiered, multi‐company, first line managementprogramme involving four chemical companies in the North East ofEngland. Highlights the benefits of the programme…


NVQs: the impact of competence approaches

Cameron Robertson

National/Scottish Vocational Qualifications (N/SVQs) are rapidlybecoming the foundation of Britain′s qualifications and infrastructure.Explores the impact of their…


How to train people to think more creatively

Elizabeth D. Smolensky, Brian H. Kleiner

Making the most of one′s resources is critical to the success ofany manager and those who are able to train their staff to thinkcreatively maximize one of the most valuable assets…


US trends in HR best practice

Stephen King

Reports on trends in human resource best practice in the USA. Askswhere human resources should be concentrated, and what high‐performingorganizations are doing to motivate and…




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