This important new book addresses the concepts and principles of career planning and management in a contemporary context. Acknowledging the often-cited motto of many organizations, that people are their most important assets, this book explores systematic ways of retaining and developing talented people. It is ideal for students of HRM or at MBA level taking a module on career management. Additionally, it is of great interest to consultants, HR managers and individuals wishing to develop their career.Key reasons to read this book:Comprehensive and innovative coverage of a fast developing subject is of importance to both the individual and the organisationThe theory of managing careers is integrated into both traditional and contemporary management thinking Though-provoking pedagogy provides an interactive experience for the readerAn international outlook offers a realistic view of the world of work
Dr Yehuda Baruch is a Reader in HRM and OB at the University of East Anglia, UK, and formerly a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, USA, and Visiting Professor at London Business School.
List of figuresList of tablesAbbreviationsPreface1. Introduction: career perspectives2. Individual careers: career choice and career stages3. Individual careers and career models4. Organizational career systems5. The dynamic nature of career management6. Career management practices7. Global career management8. Managing career diversities9. Conclusion: the future of career managementIndex