Covering the entire field of HRD - from orientation and skills training to career development and organizational development - this comprehensive resource provides a clear understanding of the concepts, processes and practices that form the basis of success. It shows how concepts and theory can be - and have been - put into practice in a variety of organizations. It also focuses on the shared role of line management and human resource specialists in HRD. Reflecting the current state of the field, it blends real-world practice with up-to-date research and includes the latest developments on such key topics as new training media, ways to measure the effectiveness of orientation programs, safety training, coaching and the performance management process, the effectiveness of employee counseling and work site health promotion programs, team-based interventions, adult learning theory, shifts in career development, the use of ROI and utility estimates for communicating HRD effectiveness and much more.
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Human Resource Development was written primarily to serve as a comprehensive text for undergraduate and graduate courses that prepare students to train and develop people. As such, the book covers the entire field of HRD (as defined by the American Society for Training and Development's competency study), from orientation and skills training, to career development and organizational development. Human Resource Development provides a clear understanding of the concepts, processes, and practices that form the basis of success, and shows how concepts and theory can and have been put into practice in a variety of organizations. The book focuses on the shared role of line management and human resource specialists in HRD. It also reflects the current state of the field, blending real-world practices and up-to-date research.About the Author:
Randy L. DeSimone is an associate professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at Rhode Island College in Providence, RI. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron. His research and teaching interests include training, recruitment and selection, work motivation, and leadership.
Jon M. Werner is a professor in the Department of Management at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Michigan State University. His research has covered topics such as organizational citizenship behavior, training, performance appraisal, legal issues in human resource management, and team effectiveness, as well as actions that managers can engage in to build trust between employees and management. Professor Werner is co-author of MERIT PAY, Second Edition (2005), and serves as Co-editor of Human Resource Development Quarterly, and on the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Learning & Education.
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