Human Resource Development: Perspectives, Strategies and Practice

Human Resource Development: Perspectives, Strategies and Practice

By: Jim McGoldrick (author), Jim Stewart (editor)Paperback

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This edited text draws on the latest thinking and research from well-known contributors to the debate on human resource development. It is the first text to seek to define this new and emerging area. The book aims to fill a gap in the market by addressing the subject at a conceptual level. This text is divided into three sections. The first section looks at the range of different perspectives on HRD. The second looks at HRD strategies and the third at HRD practice. Throughout, the book takes a practical approach with cases and activities in each chapter.

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SECTION 1 PERSPECTIVES ON HRD 1. The HRM-HRD Nexus 2. Managerial stances: perspectives on manager development 3. Inter-cultural perspectives on HRD 4. International Human Resource Development SECTION 2 HRD STRATEGIES 5. The Strategy-HRD Connection 6. The Provision of learning support for non-employees 7. New forms of work organisation and HRD 8. Managing diversity and HRD 9. Power and influence and the HRD function SECTION 3 HRD PRACTICE 10. The Trainer as change agent: Issues for practice 11. Influence, communication and neuro-linguistic programming in practice 12. Action learning as a cross cultural tool 13. The role of the action learning set 14. Research methods and HRD 15. The future of HRD?

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/01/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780273612353
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780273612353
  • weight: 898
  • ISBN10: 0273612352

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