Fundamentals of Human Resource Development (Sage Library in Business and Management)

Fundamentals of Human Resource Development (Sage Library in Business and Management)

By: David McGuire (editor), Thomas N. Garavan (editor), Larry M. Dooley (editor)Hardback

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Encompassing management, psychology, economics, adult education and more, Human Resource Development (HRD) has emerged as one of the most multifaceted areas of business and management in recent years. The collections' well renowned editors reflect the multidisciplinary focus of HRD by structuring this four-volume set around the role of HRD on the individual, group, organization and society. This collection is presented in eight parts: Part One: The Nature of HRD Part Two: Learning Part Three: Training and Development Part Four: Career Development Part Five: Organization Development Part Six: Identity and Diversity Part Seven: HRD in the Global Context Part Eight: Researching HRD

About Author

David McGuire is senior lecturer in human resource development at Edinburgh Napier University.


PART ONE: THE NATURE OF HRD Defining HRD: An Examination of the Underlying Principles of HRD Models for HRD Practice - P. McLagan Economics and Human Resource Development - G.G. Wang and R.A. Swanson Commonly Held Theories of HRD - L. A. Weinberger A Refusal to Define HRD - M. Lee Exploring Human Resource Development - T.N. Garavan, D. McGuire and D. O'Donnell A Level of Analysis Approach Shining a Torch on Metaphor in HRD - D. Short PART TWO: LEARNING Theories of Learning Situated Learning - J. Lave and E. Wenger Legitimate Peripheral Participation Communities of Practice - E.C. Wenger and W.M. Synder The Organizational Frontier Experiential Learning - D.A. Kolb Contextual Factors Influencing Informal Learning in a Workplace Setting - A.D. Ellinger The Case of 'Reinventing Itself Company' How Groups Learn - J. Silberstang and M. London The Role of Communication Patterns, Cue Recognition, Context Facility and Cultural Intelligence Adult Learning The Adult Learners - M. Knowles, E.F. Holton and R.A. Swanson The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development Towards Development of a Generalized Instrument to Measure Andragogy - E.F. Holton III, L.S. Wilson and R.A. Bates Updating Our Knowledge of Adult Learning - S.B. Merriam Towards an Holistic Theory of Knowledge and Adult Learning - B. Yang Organizational Learning and the Learning Organization On Organizational Learning - C. Argyris The Fifth Discipline - P. Senge The Construct of the Learning Organization - B. Yang, K.E. Watkins and V.J. Marsick Dimensions, Measurement and Validation The Relationship between the Learning Organization Concept and Firms' Financial Performance - A.D. Ellinger An Empirical Assessment Disciplines of Organizational Learning - M. Easterby-Smith Contributions and Critiques Towards an Architecture of Organization-Led Learning - N. Heraty Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital A Model of Knowledge-Sharing Motivation - M. Gagne Knowledge Sharing - S. Wang and R.A. Noe A Review and Directions for Future Research The Knowledge-Creating Company - I. Nonaka and H. Takeuchi How Japanese Companies Create the Dynamics of Innovation Knowledge and Organization - J.S. Brown and P. Duguid A Social-Practice Perspective The Tacit Dimension - M. Polanyi Strategic HRD Exploring Strategic Maturity in HRD - M. McCracken and M. Wallace Rhetoric, Aspiration or Reality A Strategic Perspective on Human Resource Development - T.N. Garavan Desperately Seeking Alignment - V. Anderson Reflections on Senior Line Managers and HRD Executives Toward a Political Economy Model for Comparative Analysis of the Role of Strategic Human Resource Development Leadership - L. Yorks Creating and Sustaining a Strategic Partnership - S.L. Peterson A Model for Human Resource Development PART THREE: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Training and Development A Review and Critique of Research on Training and Organizational-Level Outcomes - P. Tharenou, A.M. Saks and C. Moore Development of a Generalized Learning Transfer System Inventory - E.F. Holton III, R.A. Bates and W.E.A. Ruona Influences of Individual and Situational Characteristics on Measures of Training Effectiveness - J.E. Mathieu, S.L. Tannenbaum and E. Salas Investigation of the Factors That Influence Employees' Participation in Development Activities - R.A. Noe and S.L. Wik Transfer of Training - T. Baldwin and J.K. Ford A Review and Directions for Future Research Evaluation Behaviorally Anchored Competencies - K.E. Dooley et al Evaluation Tool for Training via Distance In Search of the Holy Grail - D. Russ-Eft and H.S. Preskill Return on Investment Evaluation in Human Resource Development Great Ideas Revisited - D.L. Kirkpatrick Techniques for Evaluating Training Programmes How to Measure the Return on Your HR Investment - J. Phillips and P. Phillips Training Evaluation - G.G. Wang and D. Wilcox Knowing More Than Is Practised PART FOUR: CAREER DEVELOPMENT Career Development Advances in Career Theory and Research - S.E. Sullivan and Y. Baruch A Critical Review and Agenda for Future Exploration Strategic Talent Management - D.G. Collings and K. Mellahi A Review and Research Agenda Executive Coaching - D.C. Feldman and M.J. Lankau A Review and Agenda for Future Research What Influences Continuous Employee Development Decisions? - C.M. Garofano and E. Salas Career Development - T.M. Egan, M.G. Upton and S.A. Lynham Load-Bearing Wall or Window Dressing? Exploring Definitions, Theories and Prospects for HRD-Related Theory Building Models, Definitions and Outcome Variables of Action Learning - E.C. Chenhall and T.J. Chermack A Synthesis with Implications for HRD Management and Leadership Development Behavioural Indicators of Ineffective Managerial Coaching - A.D. Ellinger, R.G. Hamlin and R.S. Beattie A Cross-National Study It's All Action, It's All Learning - J. Clarke et al Action Learning in SMEs Emotional Intelligence - D. Goleman Issues in Paradigm Building in the Emotionally Intelligent Workplace Emotional Labour in Corporate Change Programmes - S. Turnbull Towards Universalistic Models of Managerial Leadership Effectiveness - R.G. Hamlin A Comparative Study of Recent British and American Derived Models PART FIVE: ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT Organizational Commitment and Organizational Culture The Measurement and Antecedents of Affective, Continuance and Normative Commitment to the Organization - N.J. Allen and J.P. Meyer Culture's Consequences - G.H. Hofstede Comparing Values, Behaviors, Institutions and Organizations across Nations Organization Culture - E.H. Schein Organizational Performance The Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Turnover, Productivity and Corporate Performance - M.A. Huselid The Foundations of Performance Improvement and Implications for Practice - R.A. Swanson Key Characteristics of Effective and Ineffective Developmental Interactions - E.R. Eddy et al Human and Social Capital The Age of Human Capital - G.S. Becker Education in the 21st Century The Evolution of Social Capital Theory - J. Storberg-Walker A Critique of a Theory of Social Capital and Implications for HRD Social Network Analysis in Human Resource Development - J.P. Hatala A New Methodology Linking Mentoring and Social Capital - S.A. Hezlett and S.K. Gibson Implications for Career and Organization Development PART SIX: IDENTITY AND DIVERSITY Diversity and HRD Resisting HRD's Resistance to Diversity - L.L. Bierema How Lesbians Learn to Negotiate the Heterosexism of Corporate America - J. Gedro, R.M. Cervero and J. Johnson-Bailey Evaluating AHRD Research Using a Feminist Research Framework - L.L. Bierema and M. Cseh Where to Now? Race and Ethnicity in Workplace Learning and Development Research: 1980-2005 - A.K. Brooks and T. Clunis Diversity in Human Resource Development and Continuing Professional Education - J.M. Ross-Gordon and A.K. Brooks What Does It Mean for the Workforce, Clients and Professionals PART SEVEN: HRD IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT National and International HRD If We Can't Define HRD in One Country, How Can We Define It in an International Context? - G.N. McLean and L.D. McLean The Concept of Culture in International Comparative HRD Research - A. Ardichvili and K.P. Kuchinke Methodological Problems and Possible Solutions Theorizing Advances in International Human Resource Development - B.D. Metcalfe and C.J. Rees Does It Matter Where to Conduct Training? Accounting for Cultural Factors - B. Yang, Y. Wang and A.W. Drewry PART EIGHT: RESEARCHING HRD Theory-Building and HRD The General Method of Theory-Building Research in Applied Disciplines - S.A. Lynham Challenges and Choices for Theoretical Research in Human Resource Development - R.J. Torraco An Impressionistic Framework for Theorizing about Human Resource Development - J.L. Callahan and T.D. DeDavila Writing Integrative Literature Reviews - R.J. Toracco Guidelines and Examples Case Study Research and Theory-Building - L.M. Dooley Critical Theory and HRD Critically Challenging Some Assumptions in HRD - D. O'Donnell, D. McGuire and C. Cross Towards a Critical HRD in Theory and Practice - T. Fenwick A Critical Time for HRD? - S. Sambrook PART NINE: CONCLUSION Reflections on the Field and the Future of HRD Who Is Not Sleeping with Whom? What's Not Being Talked about in HRD? - K. Trehan The Making of 21st Century HR - W.E.A. Ruona and S. Gibson An Analysis of the Convergence of HRM, HRD and OD Human Development as a Central Goal of Human Resource Development - K.P. Kuchinke

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  • ISBN13: 9781446201565
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1688
  • ID: 9781446201565
  • weight: 3130
  • ISBN10: 1446201562

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