Career Development International: Volume 3 Issue 6


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On Deming’s principle of human resource management: a statistical perspective

M. Ishaq Bhatti, Kuldeep Kumar, Michelle Schofield

In recent years there has been a revolutionary approach in business, governments and industry due to advances in computer technology and efficient statistical methods. This paper…


Transforming decisions into action

Michael Ballé

Looks at the decision‐making process, noting examples of good and bad practice. Considers how to ensure decisions are acted upon by confronting possible problems encountered along…


Managing conversations: the medium for achieving “breakthrough” results

Robert Bolton

This paper examines an approach to the management of conversations in an organisational context. It explores a methodology used and refined in client organisations to create and…


Skills shortage and recruitment in the SME sector

Gerald Vinten

Skills shortage and recruitment is an area of undeniable importance to the SME sector and a challenge for human resource management. This article reports on the findings from a…


Training as a performance appraisal improvement strategy

Laurence S. Fink, Clinton Oliver Longenecker

This paper reviews research findings from 149 managers who work in 22 different US manufacturing and service organizations concerning the top ten rater skills identified as…


A rewarding experience or just sheer torture? A study of participant experience of advanced selection techniques

Lynda Margaret Stansfield, Janine C. Day

The focus of research literature has concentrated mainly on the organisational perspectives of selection techniques, particularly on issues of utility. The participant experience…


Training and development activities and career success among Filipino managerial women

Ronald J. Burke, Louie A. Divinagracia, Ermias Mamo

This study examined Filipino managerial women’s participation in a variety of education, training and development activities and the usefulness and impact of such activities…


Careers for the new millennium

Bruce Lloyd, Cathy Bereznicki

Dr Bruce Lloyd, Principal Lecturer in Strategy at South Bank University, in discussion with Cathy Bereznicki, (now former) Chief Executive of Institute of Careers Guidance, about…

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