Human Resource Development

Theory and Practice

by Jeff Gold, Rick Holden, Paul Iles, Jim Stewart, Julie Beardwell (Editors)

About this book

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