Human Resource Development

A Concise Introduction

by Ronan Carbery

About the Editors

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Dr Ronan Carbery is Senior Lecturer in Management in the School of Management and Marketing at University College Cork, Ireland. Ronan is Associate Editor of the European Journal of Training and Development. His research interests include career development, workplace learning, and participation in learning and development activities. He is a Chartered Member of CIPD Ireland (MCIPD) and is also a member of the University Forum for Human Resource Development (UFHRD) and the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD). Ronan has published articles in the Journal of Managerial Psychology, Human Resource Development Review, the Journal of European Industrial Training, Thunderbird International Business Review and The Learning Organisation, and has undertaken studies and surveys for the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, the Garda Representative Association and the Programme for University-Industry Interface.
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Dr Christine Cross lectures in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. Prior to joining UL she worked for a number of multinational organisations in both management and human resource management roles. This experience has led to a wide range of research, consultancy and publication interests covering areas such as the workforce experiences of immigrants; training and development in call centers; and investigating the glass ceiling. Christine is also a co-director of the Age in the Workplace Research Network (AWR-net) which is located at the Kemmy Business School. This network focuses on researching multiple issues associated with age in the workplace.