Career Development International: Volume 2 Issue 5


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Why managerial performance appraisals are ineffective: causes and lessons

Clinton O. Longenecker

Claims that, in the quest for competitive advantage, modern organizations are making increasing demands on their change managers. Questions what organizations are doing to help…


HR aspects of a take‐over: part 3; Ferraris and limousines ‐ tales from the cultural body shop

Mike Burns, Adrienne Rosen

The last in a series of three articles which deal with the human resources aspects of mergers and acquisitions, with reference to a particular transaction in the international…


Change before you have to: for CEOs who recognize the need, the tools exist now for organizational change

Stephen L. Guinn

Examines the steps necessary to change an organization to make it more efficient and competitive including changing the corporate culture by identifying company values and…


Career transitions of dual‐career couples: an empirical study

Catherine R. Smith

Presents findings from a study investigating the career transitions of a sample of dual‐career managerial couples within Australian organizations. Results confirm that job changes…


Some future directions of human resource practices in Singapore

Irene Chew, Mark Goh

Posits that the regionalization and globalization of companies in the Asia Pacific region is forcing human resource managers and general managers to rethink and reconsider their…


Career as a vehicle for the realization of self

Stephen J. Adamson

Acknowledges that, for at least the last 30 years, both theoretical and practical definitions of career have emphasized structure, succession and status. Career has therefore been…


How the gamekeeper can make the most of his poacher

Andrew Sheridan May

Discusses how executive search has become the preferred recruitment method for many organizations where top management skills are in very short supply. To attract and retain the…

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