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Useful resources “Managing human resources”

Human Resources: Managing and developing your most important asset
The Manager, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1998. Available at (last accessed on 7th October 2005).

Eade D. Capacity-building – an approach to people-centred development
Oxfam, 1997. Available from: Intermediate Technology Development Group. See address below.
Russell-Jones N. Managing change pocket book Management Pocketbooks, 1995. Available from: Intermediate Technology Development Group.

Management for development workers – a ten-stage training course
CORAT, Africa, 1987. Available from: Intermediate Technology Development Group.

Taylor G, Thornton C. Managing people
Directory for Social Change, 1995. Available from: Intermediate Technology Development Group.

Hardingham A. Working in teams
Institute of Personnel & Development, 1995. Available from: Intermediate Technology Development Group.

Estrella M et al, editors. Learning from change
Intermediate Technology Publications, 2000. Available from Waterstones.

Cassels A, Janovsky K. Strengthening health management in districts and provinces – a handbook for facilitators
WHO, 1991. Available from the World Health Organization.

Johnson P, Ranken J. Management support for primary health care – a practical guide to management for health centres and local projects
FSG Communications Ltd., 1994. Available from FSG Communications Ltd.

Pearson C. Medical administration for front-line doctors (2nd edition)
Aimed at the physician who has to combine wide clinical responsibilities with medical administration and support for local primary health services.
FSG Communications Ltd., 1995. Available from: FSG Communications Ltd.

Amonoo-Lartson R, Ebrahim G, Lovel H & Ranken J. District Health Care Intended for those involved in the planning, administration and evaluation of health services at district level.
Macmillan, 1996. Available from TALC.

Hope A & Timmel S. Training for Transformation (Books 1-4)
A series of four handbooks for community workers. Vol. 1-3 1995, Vol. 4 1999.
The first three volumes (sold as a set) of this seriesare designed to assist workers in the field to encourage the development of self-reliant creative communities. ITDG Publishing, 1995.
Available from Intermediate Technology Development Group and TALC.

Supplier addresses

Intermediate Technology Development Group, ITDG Publishing, The Schumacher Centre for Technology Development, Bourton on Dunsmore, Rugby, CV23 9QZ, UK. Email: [email protected]

Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC)
PO Box 49, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 5TX, UK.
Email: [email protected] Website:
Fax: +44 1727 846852.

World Health Organization
Book orders, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.
Email: [email protected]

FSG Communications Ltd.
Vine House, Fair Green, Reach, Cambridge, CB5 0JD, UK.
Email: [email protected]

71-74 North Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1ZA, UK.
Email: [email protected]

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