Human Resource Development

Theory and Practice

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

About the editors

Jeff Gold is Professor of Organisation Learning at Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK and Leadership Fellow at Leeds University, UK, where he coordinates the Northern Leadership Academy.

Rick Holden is Visiting Research Fellow at Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He was the editor of Education and Training for twenty years and is Vice Chair of the University Forum for HRD Research Committee.

Jim Stewart is Professor of HRD at Coventry Business School, University of Coventry, UK. He is Chief Examiner (Learning and Development) for the CIPD and chair of the University Forum for HRD.

Paul Iles is Professor of HRD at Glasgow School for Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. He is a chartered psychologist and a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

Julie Beardwell is Head of Department, Corporate Development at Leicester Business School, De Montfort University, UK. She is also Chief Moderator (Standards) for the CIPD and is a Chartered Fellow of the institute.