Managing Careers
Theory & Practice

By Yehuda Baruch
Financial Times / Prentice Hall
January 2004
ISBN: 0-273-67800-0
315 Pages, Illustrated, 7 " x 9 "
$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 School.

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