Human Resource Development

ISBN-10: 0324578741

ISBN-13: 9780324578744

Edition: 5th 2009

Authors: Jon M. Werner, Randy L. DeSimone

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This comprehensive text covers the entire field of human resource development, from orientation and skills training, to career and organizational development. It shows how concepts and theory have been put into practice in a variety of organizations. This sixth edition of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT reflects the current state of the field, blending real-world practices and up-to-date research.
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List price: $279.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 2/26/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

After graduating from St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing, Lena progressed through Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, IV Therapy, and Assistant Director of Nursing positions with several of Massachusetts' regional hospitals and long-term care facilities. She successfully transitioned into health care administration, working for the American Red Cross, Trivalley Elder Services, and The Committee to End Elder Homelessness. At this same time she earned her undergraduate degree from Worcester State College with a B.S. in Health Education, and a Masters degree in Public Health from Boston University. As an educational translator, Lena merges research and clinical practice creating culture change in the healthcare environment. Her extensive clinical background and achievements include the development of innovative training programs and curricula, proven cross-cultural communication skills, change management skills, and interagency networking qualifications. Currently, Lena is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Education at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center (HRC). Here she develops, coordinates and/or teaches educational sessions for nursing and rehabilitation staff in collaboration with members of HRC's Department of Professional Development. In addition Lena is involved with creating the culture change needed to implement a social model of care for HRC's new CCRC.Jon M. Werner is a professor in the Department of Management at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Michigan State University. His research has covered topics such as organizational citizenship behavior, training, performance appraisal, legal issues in human resource management, and team effectiveness, as well as actions that managers can engage in to build trust between employees and management. Professor Werner is co-author of MERIT PAY, Second Edition (2005), and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Management.

Randy L. DeSimone is an associate professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at Rhode Island College in Providence, RI. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron. His research and teaching interests include training, recruitment and selection, work motivation, and leadership.

Foundations Of Human Resource Development
Introduction to Human Resource Development
Influences on Employee Behavior
Learning and HRD
Framework For Human Resource Development
Assessing HRD Needs
Designing Effective HRD Programs
Implementing HRD Programs
Evaluating HRD Programs
Applications Of Human Resource Development
Employee Socialization and Orientation
Skills and Technical Training
Coaching and Performance Management
Employee Counseling and Wellness Services
Career Management and Development
Management Development
Organization Development and Change
HRD and Diversity: Diversity Training and Beyond
Index Subject
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