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Macmillan Higher Education

Human Resource Development

Practices and Orthodoxies

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Palgrave

Pages: 348
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Management, Work and Organisations

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Paperback - 9780230292277

18 October 2013

$57.00

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16 September 2017

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Brings together international experts in human resource development to critically re-examine some central contemporary concepts and practices in the subject.

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Brings together international experts in human resource development to critically re-examine some central contemporary concepts and practices in the subject.

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Written by leading international experts in HRD
The only text to offer a critical perspective on HRD principles and practices
Integrates theory and practice through the use of exercises and examples

Introduction: Framing contemporary HRD practice and theory; J. Walton and C. Valentin
PART ONE: FORMATIVE CONCEPTS
1. Workplace Learning Theories and Practices; R. Poell
2. Experiential Learning and Learning Cycles: Towards an Integrative Perspective; J. Gold and R. Yeo
3. Positive and Critical: Enhancing Constructive Critical Reflection in Groups; M. van Woerkom and Saskia Tjepkema
PART TWO: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTIONS: INDIVIDUAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
4. Learning Styles and Cogitive Styles in Human Resource Development; Eugene Sadler-Smith
5. Neuro-Linguistic Programming: A Case of Unorthodox Knowledge in HRD?; P. Tosey
6. Behavioural Modelling; D. Russ-Eft
PART THREE: CAREER DEVELOPMENT APPROACHES
7. Career Interest Inventories in Times of Change; L. Hite and K. McDonald
8. The Myth of Aging and Decline: Career Development and Employability of Older Workers; T. Rocco, J.G.L. Thijssen and R. Githens
9. Boundaryless and Protean Careers in a Knowledge Economy; P. Kuchinke
PART FOUR: TEAM DEVELOPMENT
10. Action Learning for Team and Organisation Development; C. Rigg
11. Facilitating Group Learning Through Scenario Planning; D. Thursfield
12. A Critique of Outdoor Team Development; J. Walton
13. Employee Engagement Interventions: HRD, Groups and Teams; C. Valentin.

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John Walton is Professor in Human Resource Development (HRD) in the London Metropolitan University Business School, UK.
 
Claire Valentin is a Lecturer and Programme Director in the Dept of Higher and Community Education at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

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John Walton is Professor in Human Resource Development (HRD) in the London Metropolitan University Business School, UK.
 
Claire Valentin is a Lecturer and Programme Director in the Dept of Higher and Community Education at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

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