I began my journey in the coaching profession in 1989, when I took a course offered by Thomas
Leonard and became certified as a life planner.
Over the next five years, I wrote a book, led workshops, and spoke to groups all over the country.
During that time, Thomas started Coach U (along with being my own personal coach). I was using
my coaching skills at every opportunity, and in 1994 I enrolled in Coach U and became a full-time
coach. At that time, most people had no idea what coaching was or how it worked. With the support
of my coach, I was coaching 80...
This practical resource addresses a range of clinical problems in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry and provides a step-by-step guide to differential diagnosis and treatment planning. Emphasizing clinical-problem solving, it helps readers combine different dental procedures into a rational plan of treatment for patients who may have a number of different dental problems that require attention.
In any given software developer's career, there are many different things they need
to create. Of the software they need to create, given time constraints and resources,
it's almost impossible for them to perform the research involved to produce
everything correctly from scratch.
Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management is the classic text for all students and practitioners of HRM. Providing a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR in relation to the needs of the business as a whole, it includes in-depth coverage of all the key areas essential to the HR function.The 12th edition has been radically updated to create a cutting-edge textbook, which encourages and facilitates effective learning.
Why is this topic important?
Because executive coaching has grown rapidly in recent years, many human resource professionals and their clients need information to help them know when and how to use coaching for their organizations. Most of the books on the market are “how-to” books, with very little material to assist HR people in becoming savvy consumers of coaching services. The topics and materials in this book can serve as a practical guide to learn more about what coaching is and how to best use it in the organization.
A classic text for all students of HR Management, Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice provides a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR. It includes in-depth explanations of the key areas essential to the HR function, such as performance management, organizational behavior, employee relations and health, safety and welfare.
In September 2003, Lou Carter’s Best Practices Institute performed a research
study on trends and practices in leadership development and organization
change. BPI asked organizations in a range of industries, sizes, and positions
in the business cycle to identify their top methods of achieving strategic change
and objectives. The study found that there is a strong demand, in particular, in
the following areas of leadership development and organization change (see
The rapidly increasing global population has dramatically increased the demands for
natural resources and has caused signiﬁcant changes in quantity and quality of natural
resources.To achieve sustainable resource management, it is essential to obtain insight-
ful guidance from emerging disciplines such as landscape ecology.This text addresses
the links between landscape ecology and natural resource management.These links are
discussed in the context of various landscape types,a diverse set of resources,and a wide
range ofmanagement issues.
Corporate Management, Governance, and Ethics Best Practices was written to provide a
one-stop, comprehensive reference source for corporate business practitioners and government
employees worldwide. It takes a “big picture” approach to the subject matter and
compiles best practices to show what the best practices are but does not address how to
implement them. We believe that implementation of best practices is organization-specific
based on resource availability and management strategies and priorities....
Get the definitive reference for deploying, configuring, and supporting IIS 7.0 with insights from a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and IIS experts at Microsoft. You get 800 pages of in-depth technical guidance on using IIS 7.0 to help enable users to easily host and manage Web sites, create Web-based business applications, and extend file, print, media, and communication services to the Web.
This book is about mentoring-coaching. It shows how mentoring and coaching
are so inseparably linked that they are best viewed as a single process.
Hence the hyphen.
Research has indicated that there is much for organizations to gain by
building mentoring-coaching into the daily practice of leaders and managers
at all levels and in all kinds of organization. In work undertaken by Hay McBer
and by Daniel Goleman et al.
This is a spectacular resource for practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and students interested in improving the lives and health of individuals and families in urban settings. This book provides the most current frameworks, research, and approaches for understanding how unique features of the urban physical and social environments that shape the health of over half of the world's population that is already residing in large cities. Its interdisciplinary research and practice focus is a welcome innovation....
Gain a better understanding of how human resources impacts both individuals and organizations with this market-leading, practical text. Snell/Bohlander's popular MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES, 16TH EDITION builds upon a foundation of research and theory with an inviting, practical framework that focuses on today's most critical HR issues and current practices. The book's engaging writing style and strong visual design use more than 500 memorable examples from a variety of real organizations to illustrate key points and connect concepts to current HR practice.
Non-market valuation has become a broadly accepted and widely practiced means of measuring the economic values of the environment and natural resources. In this book, the authors provide a guide to the statistical and econometric practices that economists employ in estimating non-market values. The authors develop the econometric models that underlie the basic methods: contingent valuation, travel cost models, random utility models and hedonic models.
There is beginning to be a considerable body of resources on how to
manage the professional practice that goes beyond the homogenous texts
on practice management that rather imply that they are all the same and
that there is one route to success. Two early contributions, which broke
the mould, are undoubtedly Donald Sch€on’s 1983 book, The Reflective
Practitioner, and David Maister’s work, especially his 1993 book, Managing
the Professional Service Firm.
Corporate Management, Governance, and Ethics Best Practices was written to provide a one-stop, comprehensive reference source for corporate business practitioners and government employees worldwide. It takes a “big picture” approach to the subject matter and compiles best practices to show what the best practices are but does not address how to implement them. We believe that implementation of best practices is organization-specific based on resource availability and management strategies and priorities....
Needs assessment is an important step in the performance improvement business. It precedes the design and development of any human resource development (HRD) or human performance technology (HPT) initiative. Needs assessment is a process for examining and framing peoplerelated problems and performance improvement opportunities. It might be initiated in response to a problem or opportunity, or it might be used in ongoing learning or performance improvement efforts.
Now an even more versatile learning resource, this edition adds skill objectives at the beginning of each chapter. Sobell assumes no prior Linux knowledge. He starts at the beginning and walks you through every topic and task that matters, using easy-to-understand examples.
This implies power relationships based on the acceptance of managerial power by subordinates and society – this use of
power is termed the ‘legitimacy’ of management – which Max Weber called its ‘authority’.
This book is about the gender dimensions of natural resource exploitation and
management in Asia. It provides an exploration of the uneasy negotiations
between theory, policy and practice that are often evident within the realm of
gender, environment and natural resource management, especially where gender
is understood as a political, negotiated and contested element of social relation-