Approaches To Training And Development: Third Edition Revised And Updated

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Basic Books, Jun 18, 2003 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Approaches to Training and Development provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the field of organizational training and human-resource development. It surveys the methods, functions, and goals of training--from needs assessment to implementation--illustrating each step of an effective training program. This new edition includes updates throughout, with fresh examples and current references, with an emphasis on evaluating and explaining new training. Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, this new edition will prove an essential resource to a new generation of trainers, HRD professionals, educators, and managers.
 

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Contents

Why This Book?
1
The Need for Training and Development Departments
5
Function and Role of TD Managers
21
The TD Department and the Organizational Structure
37
Identifying Training Needs
49
Responding to Individual Training Needs
77
Training Isnt Always the Solution
93
Learning Objectives
115
Teaching Technique
183
Training Facilities
195
Enhancing Transfer of Learning
207
Training and Development Budgets
221
Measuring Training and Development
235
Assessing the Results of the Training Programs
255
Selecting and Retaining the TD Staff
281
Does Employee Development Pay Off?
297

How Do People Learn?
125
Instructional Methods
149
Where Does It All End?
317
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About the author (2003)

Dugan Laird was a pioneer in the field of training and human resource development. One of the most distinguished authors and consultants in the field, he died in 1984.

Elwood F. Holton III is Professor of Human Resource Development at Louisiana State University. The author of twelve books, he lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Sharon S. Naquin is the Executive Director of the Public Management Program and Director of the Office of HRD Research at Louisiana State University. The co-author of several books and numerous articles, she lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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