Career Development International: Volume 2 Issue 1


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What do senior managers do?

George Boak, Colin Martin, David Thompson

Reports the findings of a small survey of senior managers carried out by Newcastle Business School in early 1996. The aim of the survey was to help to indicate any needs of senior…


Career development in the plateaued organization

Steven H. Appelbaum, Victor Santiago

Examines how the hierarchical organization is withering away, and with it the function of a sizeable chunk of the workforce ‐ the middle manager. Given the current demographic…


Personal development plans: unlocking the future

David Taylor, David Edge

Reports on a change process at Anglian Water using personal development plans (PDPs). The plan encourages staff to think of their whole life and their hopes, ambitions and…


Beyond technical competence: honesty and integrity

James T. Scarnati

Discusses honesty and integrity as the basic principle of leadership. Defines quality leadership as a process beyond technical competence. Successful leaders continually…


Exploring the psychological boundaries between the individual and the organization in the mentoring relationship

Michael Green

Explores the nature of the material which is discussed within mentoring relationships which occur in an organizational context. Suggests that issues of an individual, group or…


Employees and the community: how successful companies meet human resource needs through community involvement

Michael Tuffrey

This year‐long study has collected such evidence as is available from companies that there is a positive link between corporate community involvement and human resource issues;…



This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/13620439610732003. When citing the…


The attitudes of service industry managers towards upward appraisal

Brian P. Mathews, Tom Redman

Reports on the results from a survey of the attitudes of managers employed in the service sector towards upward appraisal. Describes what constitutes upward appraisal. Discusses…


German consultants discuss reunification and employment

Dean R. DeGroot

Since November 1989, East Germany (like other former eastern bloc nations) has found that economic progress has come at a slow and painful pace. These efforts, however, have been…

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  • Dr Jennifer A. Harrison