A one-stop guide to the world's most important writers on managing people. Summarizes all the key concepts and the contribution of each of the leading thinkers in the field, with pros and cons of each theory.
Managers HAVE to manage people. It is the most difficult and yet the most rewarding function. This book is more than just a summary of the key concepts, it offers valuable insights into their application and value including national and international real-life case studies that reflect some of the key issues of managing people.
Sultan Kermally is an experienced management development consultant and trainer. He has held senior management positions with Management Centre Europe in Brussels, London Business School and The Economist Intelligence Unit. He tutors MBA models on Strategy, Managing Knowledge, Strategic Marketing and International Business for both the Durham and Open University Business Schools. He is the author of eight books, including The management tool kit, Gurus on marketing and Developing and managing talent (all published by Thorogood).
1 The challenges of managing people; 2 Fredrick Winslow Taylor; 3 Elton Mayo; 4 Abraham Maslow; 5 Douglas McGregor; 6 Frederick Herzberg; 7 Victor Vroom; 8 Chris Argyris; 9 John Adair; 10 Warren Bennis; 11 Rosabeth Moss Kanter; 12 Peter Senge; 13 Geert Hofstede; 14 Ikujiro Nonako; 15 Charles Handy; 16 Peter Drucker; 17 Managing people Issues in practice; 18 Great companies to work for: the people; 19 A to Z of managing people