Handbook of Career Studies by Hugh P. Gunz
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Handbook of Career Studies
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Handbook of Career Studies

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Handbook of Career Studies by Hugh P. Gunz

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"The Handbook of Career Studies" brings together, for the first time in a single work, a comprehensive scholarly treatment of the major topics within the growing field of career studies. Drawing on the expertise of leading international scholars in each area of career studies, editors Hugh Gunz and Maury Peiperl have assembled a consummate set of writings, defining the field with a breadth of coverage and integration of topics not found elsewhere. From a view of the history of the field and a map of its elements to a set of essays about the future of careers and work, this volume provides the most complete reference available on the role of work careers in individual lives, institutions, and industries.It offers a comprehensive history and structure of the field. Building on previous work done in the discipline, the editors and contributors take a fresh look at the origins and current structure of career studies. It presents the most complete review of research available. An unparalleled set of prominent global contributors describes the state of work in their areas of expertise as well as offering a glimpse at future trends. It extends subject area knowledge to other disciplines. By linking career studies to a wider set of disciplines through critical essays, this volume thoroughly explores future directions for career research, policy, and practice. It includes an endorsement and critical comments on the state of the field. Edgar H. Schein, widely acknowledged as a seminal contributor to the modern field of career studies, provides a Foreword and a critical Afterword.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761930396
ISBN-10: 0761930396
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 39mm)
Pages: 648
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Hugh P. Gunz

Maury Peiperl is Professor of Leadership and Strategic Change at IMD. His areas of interest are organization development, executive careers, change management, HR strategy, and global mobility. Professor Peiperl has taught, researched, or consulted in these areas in 25 countries on four continents, and is dedicated to promoting the role of business in sustainable global development and in the resolution of cross-national conflict. His current work focuses on the development of global executives and the management of careers under long-term uncertainty. Maury Peiperl is co-author of the leading textbook on change management, Managing Change (McGraw-Hill), as well as two books on careers and work, Career Frontiers and Career Creativity (Oxford) and the central reference in the careers field, The Handbook of Career Studies (Sage). He has also published in Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Review, Human Resource Management, and Group and Organization Management, among others. Outside his research and teaching, Maury Peiperl sits on the boards of several companies. He serves on the Alumni Council of the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and is active in the Academy of Management, where he served as Chair of the Careers Division. He spent three years on the Academy's International Programs Committee and has been recognized on numerous occasions for his service to the Academy. Before becoming a professor, Maury Peiperl worked for IBM, Merrill Lynch, and LEK Consulting, and as a research fellow at Harvard Business School. From 1992 to 2004, he was a professor at London Business School (UK). He has also held visiting or affiliate appointments at the University of Maryland (USA), HEC (France), and Templeton College, Oxford (UK). While at London Business School, he developed and served as Associate Dean of the EMBA Global Programme in partnership with Columbia Business School in New York. He also created the popular elective courses "Managing Change" and "The Global Business Leader", and the top-rated executive program "Leadership for Change". Professor Peiperl has directed programs for numerous clients including Adecco, Deloitte, CCHBC, EDS, GlaxoSmithKline, Nortel Networks, Rentokil Initial, and UPM, and has designed and taught collaboratively with a range of corporate, government, and university partners. Professor Peiperl holds a BS in Engineering from Princeton University (USA), and an MBA, AM, and PhD from Harvard University (USA).

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