Human Resource Development / Edition 6

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Overview

Master the basics of human resource development with HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT! Providing you with a clear understanding of the concepts, processes, and practices that form the basis of success, this management text shows you how concepts and theory can be put into practice in a variety of organizations. Coverage includes strategic issues in HRD, employee behavior, implementing HRD programs, training, research and statistics, and team-based coverage.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538480994
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/22/2011
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 334,678
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

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 on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Management.

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.

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Table of Contents

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT. 1. Introduction to Human Resource Development. 2. Influences on Employee Behavior. 3. Learning and HRD. PART II: FRAMEWORK FOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT. 4. Assessing HRD Needs. 5. Designing Effective HRD Programs. 6. Implementing HRD Programs. 7. Evaluating HRD Programs. PART III: HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS. 8 Employee Socialization and Orientation. 9 Skills and Technical Training. 10. Coaching and Performance Management. 11. Employee Counseling and Wellness Services. 12. Career Management and Development. 13. Management Development. 14. Organization Development and Change. 15. HRD and Diversity: Diversity Training and Beyond. Glossary. Name Index. Subject Index. Endnotes.

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