Book News: June 2nd, 2009

David W. Dorsey

The authors set out practical tools and tips for developing and implementing career paths in the workplace. They discuss available resources organizations can use in developing career paths, including a sample career path guide.

They also describe how career path efforts can be integrated with recruitment and hiring, strategic planning, succession management, employee development, and retention programs. There are explanations about how to improve employee retention using career paths and how to integrate career paths into employee training and development systems, as well as a discussion about the dimensions that impact career paths, such as employee movement and the nature of employee expertise.

The book also contains conceptual and practical toolkits for constructing career paths.

Published by Wiley. ISBN: 978-1-4051-7732-0. £16.99