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Human resource development: theory and practice

Contributor(s): Gold, Jeffrey [Editor] | Holden, Rick [Editor] | Stewart, Jim [Editor] | Beardwell [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: UK Palgrave Macmillan 2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxii, 436p.ISBN: 9780230367159.Subject(s): Employees - Training of | Personnel managementDDC classification: 658.3124 Summary: Human Resource Development provides a comprehensive overview of the key topics, debates and themes in this increasingly important field. Written by a team of leading experts, the book balances research-led theory with industry best-practice to provide students with a definitive overview of HRD. The book draws on the international experience of its authors, covering topics as diverse as leadership and development; change and diversity; workplace learning and graduate employability. New to this edition: • Additional coverage of careers, career management and employability • Inclusion of topical subjects including employee engagement, skills shortage and business partnering • Improved student-friendly pedagogy including real life case studies, discussion questions and chapter summaries • Thoroughly updated references and web links Human Resource Development is an essential text for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students of HRD.
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Human Resource Development provides a comprehensive overview of the key topics, debates and themes in this increasingly important field. Written by a team of leading experts, the book balances research-led theory with industry best-practice to provide students with a definitive overview of HRD. The book draws on the international experience of its authors, covering topics as diverse as leadership and development; change and diversity; workplace learning and graduate employability.

New to this edition:

• Additional coverage of careers, career management and employability
• Inclusion of topical subjects including employee engagement, skills shortage and business partnering
• Improved student-friendly pedagogy including real life case studies, discussion questions and chapter summaries
• Thoroughly updated references and web links

Human Resource Development is an essential text for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students of HRD.

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