HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH
ON MANAGING MANAGERS
Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Professor of Employment Relaons, Grith University,
Keith Townsend, Associate Professor of Employment Relaons, Grith University
and Gabriele G.S. Suder, Pr. Fellow, Melbourne Business School, The University of
In recent years, there has been considerable debate on the future of management, but less aenon on the
changing role of managers in the workplace. This book considers the ways in which managers themselves are
being managed. In so doing, the contributors reect upon the research conducted to date, and the potenal
With contribuons from experts in the eld, the book explores the ways organisaons manage their managers,
and how this connues to evolve globally. Themes discussed include talent management, evidence based
management, the nature of managerial work, management learning, educaon and development, as well as
women in management, and cross cultural issues.
Academics, researchers, analysts and students will nd this an important Handbook to aid in their understanding
of the contemporary world of managers.
Contributors include: R. Agarwal, C. Bajada, Y. Baruch, J. Billsberry, N. Bozionelos, P.J. Brown, A. Catchcart, A. Caza,
D. Chauvel, M. Dent, R. Green, T. Jackson, R. Kaminska, R.N. Kar, A. Kellner, R. Kramar, W. Lighoot, P. MacDonald,
A. McDonnell, S.J. Perkins, G. Poulingue, E.J. Sander, G.G.S. Suder, S. Tengblad, D. Tourish, B. Toustou, K. Townsend,
S. Varma, O.E. Vie, A. Wilkinson,
Dec 2015 c 448 pp Hardback 978 1 78347 428 8 c £140.00
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