9781576754962

Foundations Of Human Resource Development

  • ISBN 13:

    9781576754962

  • ISBN 10:

    1576754960

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 02/01/2009
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Pub

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Summary

This book provides an up-to-date overview of the state of the HRD professionas well as the terminology and processes required for sound HRD practice andresearch. Swanson and Holton's work is supplemented with contributions fromProfessors Alexandre Ardichvili, Theo Bastiaens, Thomas J. Chermack, RichardW. Herling, K. Peter Kuchinke, Sharon S. Naquin, Wendy E. A. Ruona, Richard J.Torraco, Greg G. Wang, and Karen E. Watkins.This second edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded, with newchapters on component HRD theories, policy and planning, technology, and globalization,as well as supplemental study questions, PowerPoint presentations, andfigures available online at www.textbookresources.net.The book is divided into seven parts. Part 1 provides a basic understanding ofHRD models, processes, and history. Part 2 outlines the critical theoretical andphilosophical foundations of HRD. Part 3 explores learning and performanceparadigms and associated models within each. The next two parts capture thesubstance of training and development and organization development, includingexamples of best practices along with variations in core thinking, processes, interventions,and tools. Part 6 focuses on HRD's role in high-level organizational andsystems-level issues of strategy, accountability, and policy and planning. Finally,part 7 addresses contemporary issues such as globalization, technology, andemerging challenges to the field."Swanson and Holton have produced the definitive book on the nature andsubstance of the human resource development profession." (Gary N. McLean, Senior Professor of Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University)

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