Career wise evaluates the top ten management books
The Essential Drucker
By Peter F Drucker
Published July 01
Price £20 ISBN 0 7506 5018 4
A self-contained introduction to management, basic principles and concerns, challenges and opportunities. It covers both the management of an enterprise and the self-management of the individual.
Team Roles at Work
By R Meredith Belbin
Published Jan 96
Price £17.99 ISBN 0 7506 2675 5
Shows how to manage oneself in a team, how to create working partnerships, encouraging interdependence between team members and how the team should fit within the organisation.
Aligning Human Resources & Business Strategy
By Linda Holbeche
Published Oct 99
Price £29.99 ISBN 0 7506 4477 X
Tools and case studies that show how HR strategists have utilised their skills to deliver key business objectives.
Total Organizational Excellence
By John Oakland
Published Feb 99
Price £36.99 ISBN 7 5063 2097
Sets out a framework for managers on how to improve business performance in all types of organisations. Shows how to integrate organisational excellence into the business strategy through an understanding of the key business processes and development.
Managing Without Power
By R Meredith Belbin
Published May 01
Price £16.99 ISBN 0 7506 5192 X
Belbin reviews and contextualises the biological, social and intellectual forces that have shaped the ways in which power, influence and the roles of men and women have evolved.
The Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge Era
By Stephen Denning
Published Nov 00
Price £15.99 ISBN 7 5067 3559
Storytelling as a powerful and formal discipline for organisational change and knowledge management. Explains how organisations can use certain types of stories to communicate new or envisioned strategies, structures, identities, goals and values to employees, partners and customers.
Mentoring Executives and Directors
By David Clutterbuck and David Megginson
Published Sep 99
Price £20.99 ISBN 0 7506 3695 5
Only book on mentoring specifically for directors and senior executives. Explains how to sustain learning in people at the top. Practical and research based with pa