Essential Tools for Organisational Performance: Tools, Models and Approaches for Managers and Consultants
Using the authors’ knowledge and practical experience across a range of organizations and cultural settings this publication depicts the systematic efforts required for organizational development. This covers the following five major elements, each with a dedicated chapter describing in detail the tools and techniques necessary for successful performance improvement:
- Process Management
- Change Management and Organizational Development
- People-Focused Performance Management
- Knowledge Management and Performance
- Organizational Performance through Tactical and Strategic Partnering
Essential Tools for Organizational Performance not only brings these inter-related topics together in a logical way but allows each to be considered as a stand-alone performance strategy. It fully references the original source of the models used and where additional in-depth information may be found.
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“This is an extremely useful book for both business students and practicing managers. It presents models and theoretical frameworks, derived from research, in a way that is stimulating, accessible and of practical value. Topics are logically sequenced for ease of reference and the material is interesting and clearly presented without being oversimplified. Burtonshaw-Gunn and Salameh have produced a clear and practical guide that will help to improve management practice.”
Sue Gill, Organisational Psychologist, Director of In-Company Programmes, Salford Business School, University of Salford, Greater Manchester
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
1 PROCESS MANAGEMENT
2 CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
3 PEOPLE-FOCUSED PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
4 KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE
5 ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE THROUGH COLLABORATIVE WORKING
Dr Malik G. Salameh undertakes a wide range of international strategic consultancy assignments for a FTSE 100 defence prime contracting organization. He read Aeronautical Engineering for his first degree, before completing an MSc in Business and Operations Management followed by a PhD in Management. He is an active member of a number of professional bodies; including the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Management Institute and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He has also been selected as post-doctoral examiner for Warwick University Business School.
Since 2000, Professor Burtonshaw-Gunn and Dr Salameh have undertaken a range of management consultancy assignments together; both in the UK and in more challenging international locations. Over the last four years they have published a number of joint articles on a range of business topics, combining management theory with practical experience.
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