Learning and Development

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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2009 - Career development - 550 pages
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Now in its fifth edition, Rosemary Harrison’s insightful and engaging L&D text remains the definitive textbook for HRD and HRM students at postgraduate level, including those studying the CIPD qualification, and for those taking 'development modules’ in disciplines such as health, PGCE- post-compulsory education and public administration.

Learning and Developmentis an increasingly important subject in business today; it is also a vast and complex topic. This textbook presents a comprehensive, balanced and detailed exploration of L&D, at the same time making it accessible to all through a clear writing style and a range of learning features such as case studies, examples, questions and exercises.

Written by a leading expert in the field and the former CIPD Chief Examiner,Learning and Developmentprovides an invaluable framework for anyone studying the subject. This fully revised and updated edition covers the most recent trends, challenges and research in L&D and includes access to revision guides and online manuals via a companion website.

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Rosemary Harrison was formerly the CIPD's Chief Examiner, Employee Development/ Learning and Development and Director of the HRD Research Centre, University of Durham, UK. She is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Member of the Society of Authors. She is the author of many articles, chapters and texts on human resource management and development. She has a long record of consultancy and research in the strategic HRM and HRD fields and has written about much of that work in her various publications.

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