Human Resource Development: Learning & Training for Individuals & Organizations

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Kogan Page Publishers, 1999 - Business & Economics - 531 pages
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Annotation The definitive guide to human resource development. Reflecting the changing role of training and learning, this detailed text is the ideal handbook for all professional trainers and HRD professionals. Clearly structured with detailed sections covering each aspect of the training cycle, the book also includes a section on managing the HRD function. Individual chapters cover such specific topics as:? The adult learner? The reflective practitioner? IT and training? Flexible learning, and? Costing and auditing the HRD function. Readership: Trainers, HR managers, line managers responsible for training, students of postgraduate courses in the subject.
 

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Contents

Chapter
7
Strategy and Training and Development S ue Balderson
27
List of Case Studies
28
Value chain for the Unipart Group of Companies
37
Human Resource Management John Shipton
43
Managing People training for oil industry engineers in East Asia
52
Organizational Change Bland Tomkinson
61
Training and change in an Irish pharmaceutical company
71
Training checklist for diversity
252
Open Distance and Flexible Learning Geoff Chivers
263
Offshore open learning
272
Computerbased training in accountancy
280
Design and Use of Groupbased Training Methods
285
skills practice
294
coffee and Sunday papers playing with the literature
302
The Selection Design and Use of Individualized Training Methods
307

A Critical Evaluation Rob Poell
77
Workbased learning projects in a night school
83
National Economic Development and Human Resource
89
Institutional development of local NGOs in Mali West Africa
106
The Identification of Learning Training and Development Needs
115
Broadening the scope of TNAs in nongovernmental organizations in Mali
120
Ford Motor Companys Employee Development and Assistance Programme
132
Performance Management and Human Resource Development
137
Chapter 8
143
Appraisal and training in a private hospital
154
Perspectives on Partnership
169
Consulting in a health care environment
172
The Planning and Designing of Learning Training
183
Chapter 10
185
Negotiation training for an NHS Trust
201
Theory into Practice Janet Parr
205
Personal factors and learning
211
Reflective Practice Cheryl Hunt
221
Workplace Diversity and Training More Than Fine Words
241
University library Hartlib Papers hypermedia demonstrator project
309
The Royal College of Surgeons
316
Multilingual and Multicultural HRD A Ibarz
327
Chapter 17
331
Problems Paradoxes
351
Outdoor management development programmes
367
Assessment and Evaluation of Learning Training
375
Evaluation of training using the focus group method Kirkpatricks four levels
384
Total Quality Training and Human Resource Development
393
Benchmarking structured managerial training and development
401
Accounting for the Human Resource Development Function Chris Wiltsher
417
Managing the Human Resource Development Function
433
Marketing Human Resource Development
455
freelance outdoor pursuits instructor and trainer
457
International Youth Hostel Federation IYHF Hostel 2000
470
Supporting Learning in the Third Millennium Rita Johnston
475
Bibliography
495
Index
519
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John P Wilson is a researcher and consultant with 40 years' experience in education and training, including teaching from nursery education to PhD supervision. He also has extensive experience working with a range of international organizations including: the armed forces; aviation; civil service; banking; engineering; healthcare; international development; justice; manufacturing; media; nuclear power generation; national pensions and investment; oil; telecommunications and transportation. He currently teaches at the University of Oxford and the University of Sheffield.

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