Human Resource Development

ISBN-10: 0199283281

ISBN-13: 9780199283286

Edition: 2009

Authors: David Mankin

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Assuming no prior knowledge or experience, this textbook provides an up to date introduction to the key concepts and issues within the field of learning and development. Blending key theories and concepts with a practical approach, the text covers the core areas that line managers and HRD practitioners need to know in order to design, implement and evaluate formal training interventions. In addition to these core areas, more contemporary issues such as learning and development within small and medium sized enterprises, and the sharing and management of knowledge are outlined.The textbook draws on a wide range of features to ensure and encourage learning and understanding. Within each chapter key concepts are introduced at the start of each chapter; other features include 'hints and tips' boxes, 'practitioner perspectives', and end of chapter case studies, and chapter revision questions. There is also a supporting online resource centre providing resources for students and lecturers.Online Resource CentreFor studentsAnnotated web link updates to Government Policy and initiativesAnnotated web links to professional associations and valuable sources of informationTraining plan exercise/simulationExamples of real-life plans and evaluationsBullet point outlines for the end of chapter self-assessment questionsFor lecturersAdditional case study material and notes for using the casesAll artworks (tables, figures and diagrams)
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List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 540
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

David Mankin is Associate Professor of Classics, Cornell University.

The Fundamentals of Human Resource Development
The Context of Human Resource Development
Global Perspectives on Human Resource Development
Developing a Human Resource Development Strategy
The Operational role of Human Resource Development
The Role and Theory of Learning
A Systematic Approach to Human Resource Development
Identifying Human Resource Development Needs
Designing Learning and Development Interventions
Delivering Learning and Development Interventions
The Evaluation of Learning and Development Interventions
The Key Themes of Human Resource Development
Managing or Nurturing Knowledge?
Integrating Learning with Working
Human Resource Development in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Managing the Human Resource Development Function
The Ethical Practitioner
Continuous Professional Development and Reflective Practice
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