Human Resource Development Review: Research and Implications

Human Resource Development Review: Research and Implications

by Darlene Russ-Eft
     
 

ISBN-10: 076190560X

ISBN-13: 9780761905608

Pub. Date: 12/30/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Designed to inform, stimulate and influence research and practice in human resource development (HRD), this book reviews exemplary studies in the field and discusses their practical implications.

Topics discussed include: the importance of variety in behavioural models to improve training; methods for enhancing human performance; integrative and

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Overview

Designed to inform, stimulate and influence research and practice in human resource development (HRD), this book reviews exemplary studies in the field and discusses their practical implications.

Topics discussed include: the importance of variety in behavioural models to improve training; methods for enhancing human performance; integrative and accelerated learning; the advantages of structured versus unstructured on-the-job training; team performance; why some teams learn and others do not; interventions that improve team processes and performance; the role of managers in organizational learning; how research on organizational learning might affect the role of HRD; and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761905608
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/30/1996
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Effects of Alternative Modeling Strategies on Outcomes of Interpersonal-Skills Training11
2Enhancing Human Performance: An Evaluation of "New Age" Techniques Considered by the U.S. Army31
3Comparing Traditional and Integrative Learning Methods in Organizational Training Programs57
4Measuring Mental Models: Choosing the Right Tools for the Job85
5Testing Common Sense102
6Relations Between Work Group Characteristics and Effectiveness: Implications for Designing Effective Work Groups147
7Power and the Production of Knowledge: Collective Team Learning in Work Organizations179
8Collective Behavior and Team Performance206
9Team Building: An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Computer-Based and Facilitator-Based Interventions on Work Groups223
10Training an Interdisciplinary Team in Communication and Decision-Making Skills247
11Understanding Organizations as Learning Systems274
12Believing Is Seeing: Joint Ventures and Organization Learning299
13The Relationship Between Organizational Transfer Climate and Positive Transfer of Training330
14Organizational Learning: A Review of the Literature With Implications for HRD Professionals348
15Building the Learning Organization: A New Role for Human Resource Developers370
Conclusion391
Author Index399
Subject Index409
About the Authors423
List of Contributors425

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