Growing People

Learning and Developing from Day to Day Experience


  • Bob Thomson, University of Warwick, UK

Growing People offers managers and human resources professionals both a strategic approach and a practical guide to developing people. It explores how a manager can build the capability of individuals, teams and organisations by providing people with challenging experiences and helping them to learn from these experiences. It shows how to create conversations that make a real difference and how to establish effective relationships. It also sets out a practical approach to identifying and nurturing talent and managing succession issues.
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Managers and human resources professionals


Book information

  • Published: January 2006
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-84334-214-4


Regardless of whether you are the manager or the managed, new to mentoring and staff development, or already reading it, Bob Thompson offers a thought provoking book., Scottish Health Information Network


Learning from experience; A coaching approach; Giving, generating and gathering feedback; Mentoring; Developing teams and organisations; Creating relationships; Conversations that make a difference; Talent management.