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Career Planning and Succession Management: Developing Your Organization's Talent--for Today and Tomorrow 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 0275983595
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"[S]hows human resource professionals and other corporate leaders how to create a link between succession and career development programs to prevent top performers from leaving, balance the needs of promoting from within versus bringing in new talent, and deal with the unexpected retirements in an age of corporate scandal." - Reference & Research Book News

About the Author

WILLIAM J. ROTHWELL is Professor-in-Charge of the Workforce Education and Development program in the Department of Learning and Performance Systems at Pennsylvania State University and President of Rothwell and Associates, a full-service consulting firm specializing in succession planning and management. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of over 50 books and dozens of articles on human resource management, training, and development. As a consultant, he has worked with a broad array of organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in the United States and internationally.

ROBERT D. JACKSON is Senior Consultant for Career Development, Center for Performance Excellence, for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Adjunct Instructor in the Training and Development Masters Program at Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg.

SHAUN C. KNIGHT is the Career and Business Solutions Associate for the School of Information Sciences and Technology at Pennsylvania State University. He has had extensive experience in career development counseling, planning, and placement, working with many Fortune 500 firms.

JOHN E. LINDHOLM is Compensation Manager in the Department of Human Resources at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Previously, he served in compensation, performance consulting, and instructional design positions at Pennsylvania State University, Compaq Computer, and Polaris Consulting.


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Praeger; 1 edition (May 30, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0275983595
  • ISBN-13: 978-0275983598
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,045,396 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I have a copy that is missing the dust cover so its really dull looking. Its outdated as far as what's going on in todays economy, so some references are really ridiculous, like predicting that in 2010 there will be more jobs than people to fill them. I am not sure why this book was chosen for my talent development class.
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Format: Hardcover
The book is acceptable as a text for the Career Planning for Counselors class at Indiana State University.
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Table of Contents
1 Reflections on the contemporary business scene : why career and succession planning must be integrated 3
2 An approach to integrating career and succession planning programs 25
3 Establishing an infrastructure to support the integration of career and succession planning 71
4 Competency models and value systems 89
5 Assessment and evaluation for career and succession planning programs 101
6 Career planning and career counseling 115
7 Training and development 133
8 Mentoring 155
9 Career coaching 173
10 Self-directed learning 181
11 The self-assessment approach : finding value in a new methodology 197
12 Other approaches 209
13 Questions and answers 223
14 The future of career and succession planning 233
App. 1 What is an employee? : the answer depends on federal law 239
App. 2 Introduction to career counseling competency statements 243
App. 3 Leaders for tomorrow 255
App. 4 Differentiating between coaching and mentoring 263
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