Foundations of Human Resource Development is a careful presentation of the basic theory and practice of human resource development (HRD). The book clearly frames and explains HRD in a manner that is useful for beginners and experts. Working definitions and core values derived from the history of HRD and its present challenges are presented.
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"Swanson and Holton have written the foundational book needed by the HRD profession." —Pat McLagan, CEO, McLagan International and author of The Age of Participation
"Foundations is a ‘must-read’ for anyone wanting to understand the HRD profession." —Richard J. Torraco, University of Nebraska
"Perspective, perspective, and perspective! Finally a book to give the profession the mature foundation it deserves." —Gene W. Poor, CEO, LifeFormations, Inc.About the Author:
Richard Swanson is a professor and director of the Human Resource Development Research Center at the University of Minnesota. He has written or edited six other books including the twice award-winning title, Analysis for Improving Performance (BK) Elwood Holton is an Associate Professor at Louisiana State University and is the President of the Academy of Human Resource Development and has authored, co-authored, or edited nine books in this area.
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Book Description Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1576750752
Book Description Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111576750752
Book Description Berrett-Koehler Publishers. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1576750752 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1619738