Abstracts: January 26th, 2005

The Better Practice in Management Development guide has been produced to assist local authorities in their middle management development processes. It is aimed at decision makers and those who influence decisions made about middle managers. Based on extensive research, it provides ideas on developing strategy and tactics for middle managers as well as cost effective approaches to development. It raises questions that local authorities need to address and provides a coherent approach to middle management development that will meet real needs.Published by the Employers’ Organisation for Local Government. 35 pounds. http://www.lgemployers.gov.uk/publications/fullpublications/management_development.html