Growing People

Learning and Developing from Day to Day Experience

By

  • 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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Audience

Managers and human resources professionals

 

Book information

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

Reviews

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



Contents

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.