Theory & Practice
By Yehuda Baruch
Financial Times / Prentice Hall
315 Pages, Illustrated, 7 ½" x 9 ¾"
$77.50 Paper Original
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 include: Comprehensive and innovative coverage
of this fast developing subject is of importance to both the individual and
the organization, the theory of managing careers is integrated into both traditional
and contemporary management thinking, thought-provoking pedagogy provides an
interactive experience for the reader, an international outlook offers a realistic
view of the world of work.
About the Author: 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 a Visiting Research Fellow at London Business
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