Human Resource Development: Perspectives, Roles and Practice Choices
An examination of the field of human resource development with a focus on Australia while maintaining an awareness of the international scene. The book shows how this development can help people, groups, teams, departments, public and private organizations develop their full potential.
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Recent Microeconomic Reforms in Australia
The relationship between knowledge development and research
Competency profiles for research roles
HRD and change
Managing Value Through Workshop Facilitation
Using High Performance Technology to Improve
A model for human performance improvement
The Truth About Teams
Types of teams
Scepticism toward teamwork
Developing and Managing Diversity
Identifying a performance gap
Span of control and role choice
Total Employee Involvement TEI
Features of successful action learning programs
Tools for Transforming Organisations
Models for change management
The challenges of transformational change
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Page 250 - A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals and approach for which they hold themselves mutually accountable.
Page 253 - The most important source of satisfaction for this desire is the response we get from the people we are close to, in whom we are interested, and whose approval and support we are eager to have. The face-to-face groups with whom we spend the bulk of our time are, consequently, the most important to us.
Page 18 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it.
Page 121 - Training is a planned process to modify attitude, knowledge or skill behaviour through learning experience to achieve effective performance in an activity or range of activities.
Page 23 - Teleworking is a flexible way of working which covers a wide range of work activities, all of which entail working remotely from an employer, or from a traditional place of work, for a significant proportion of work time.
Page 6 - The death of distance as a determinant of the cost of communications will probably be the single most important economic force shaping society in the first half of the next century.
Page 204 - In this context the precise definition of "scenario" is: a tool for ordering one's perceptions about alternative future environments in which one's decisions might be played out.