Managing Careers: Theory and Practice
FT Prentice Hall, 2004 - 299 pages
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:
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.
"This is a masterful pulling together of the available knowledge about career research and practice, written in a lively and practical manner. All people who have, plan to have, or study careers could profit from reading this book."
Douglas T. Hall, Professor of Organizational Behavior, School of Management, Boston University, USA
"The management of careers is a critical issue for both individuals and organizations these days. This work provides a much needed textbook that can be of great help to instructors, students, managers and practitioners, and to everyone who is or will be in employment. Baruch, a well-known careers scholar himself, manages to achieve the balance between maintaining high academic standards and providing a useful resource for non-specialists."
Nikos Bozionelos PhD CPsychol, Senior Lecturer, HRM Department, Strathclyde Business School
"This is a very interesting and challenging book. It is a valuable addition to the subject area."
Dr Sharon Clarke, Lecturer in Organizational Psychology, Manchester School of Management, UMIST