Career Development International: Volume 1 Issue 6


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The future for development centres

Dean Wilson

Contrasts development centres and assessment centres. Suggests five formats as typical for development centres and reviews their applications. Lists variables in development…


European Passenger Services Limited ‐ assessment centres for recruitment and development

Elizabeth Mannion, Peter Whittaker

Describes the evolution of European Passenger Services from its creation as a subsidiary of British Rail, through direct ownership by Government, to impending private sector…


Development centres for senior managers in Yorkshire Water

Lloyd Davies

Describes the use of development centres over a four‐year period to assist nearly 100 senior managers in a recently privatized utility to match their career and development…


Yorkshire Water Services’ employee development programme

Steve Antcliff, Paul Kraus, Ken Allison

Describes a development programme for junior and middle managers in an organization undergoing very radical change. After directors profiled demand for likely job characteristics…


Emerging issues in assessment and development

Robert Bols, Jos van Bree, Mac Bolton, Jan Gijswijt

Looks at developments in assessment methods and discusses issues likely to affect attempts to use sophisticated tools such as assessment centres. Discusses employee development…

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