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Organizational career development : benchmarks for building a world-class workforce /
Thomas G. Gutteridge, Zandy B. Leibowitz, Jane E. Shore ; foreword by Stephen K. Merman.
1st ed.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1993.
xxxi, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
1555425267 (acid-free, recycled paper)
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San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1993.
1555425267 (acid-free, recycled paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-258) and index.
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Appeared in Choice on 1994-02:
Gutteridge is a well-known and well-respected researcher on the topic of careers and career development. His coauthors are also active writers and consultants in this field. The book is based on a survey sponsored by the American Society for Training and Development of career development practices in more than 1,000 large companies in the US and other developed countries. Case studies that profile career development systems at 12 exemplary companies are highlighted. Specific best practices are discussed in some detail including job information systems, leadership education, and succession planning. The book concludes with practical tips, systems approach to change, and future challenges. The major contributions of the book are an updating of the state-of-the-art and an international perspective on career development. It is destined to be a classic in the field and should be of great interest for graduate and undergraduate collections in business, education, and psychology as well as for libraries serving business executives, human resource managers, and consultants. M. Fottler; University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Based on an American Society for Training and Development-sponsored survey of career development practices in over one thousand large companies in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Singapore, Organizational Career Development summarizes the state-of-the-practice in the field. The authors and their fellow contributors go beyond a general look at career development systems to offer nuts-and-bolts advice for designing and implementing programs.
Table of Contents
Organizational Career Development: A Study of Changes in the Field
The State of the Practice
Career Development in the United States: Rethinking Careers in the Flattened Organization
Career Development in Europe: Motivating and Retaining Scarce Talent
Career Development in Australia: Recognizing the Need for Linkage with Business Strategy
Career Development in Singapore: Seeking Management Support for Development Efforts
Comparing Career Development at Home and Abroad
The State of the Art
Making It Work: Profiles of Successful Career Development Systems
Best Practices: Practical Approaches for Achieving Career Development Objectives 9e 3M
Job Information System 9e Alliance Learning Center
Labor-Management Partnership 9e Nationwide Insurance
Technical Excellence Program 9e Ford Motor Company
Leadership Education and Development 9e Westpac Banking Corporation
Succession Planning and Career Development 9e A Major Telecommunications Company
Managers as People Developers
Career Development Successes: What Works and Why
Conclusion: Challenges and RecommAndations for the Twenty-First Century
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