Human Resource Development Review: Research and Implications

Human Resource Development Review: Research and Implications

by Darlene Russ-Eft, Hallie S. Preskill, Catherine Sleezer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761905618

ISBN-13: 9780761905615

Pub. Date: 12/13/1996

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

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:
9780761905615
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/13/1996
Pages:
444

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: INDIVIDUAL LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE
Effects of Alternative Modeling Strategies on Outcomes of Interpersonal-Skills Training - Timothy Baldwin
Enhancing Human Performance - John A Swets and Robert A Bjork
An Evaluation of 'New Age' Techniques Considered by the US Army
Comparing Traditional and Integrative Learning Methods in Organizational Training Programs - Robert D Bretz Jr and Robert E Thompsett
Measuring Mental Models - Anna L Rowe and Nancy J Cooke
Choosing the Right Tools for the Job
Testing Common Sense - Robert J Sternberg et al
PART TWO: TEAM LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE
Relations between Work Group Characteristics and Effectiveness - Michael A Campion, Gina J Medsker and A Catherine Higgs
Implications for Designing Effective Work Groups
Power and the Production of Knowledge: Collective Team Learning in Work Organizations - Ann K Brooks
Collective Behavior and Team Performance - James E Driskell and Eduardo Salas
Team-Building - Timothy Mc Clernon and Richard A Swanson
An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Computer-Based and Facilitator-Based Interventions on Work Groups
Training an Interdisciplinary Team in Communication and Decision-Making Skills - Elizabeth Cooley
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE
Understanding Organizations as Learning Systems - Edwin C Nevis, Anthony J Di Bella and Janet M Gould
Believing Is Seeing - Andrew C Inkpen and Mary M Crossan
Joint Ventures and Organization Learning
The Relationship between Organizational Transfer Climate and Positive Transfer of Training - Janice Z Rouiller and Irwin L Goldstein
Organizational Learning - Nancy M Dixon
A Review of the Literature with Implications for HRD Professionals
Building the Learning Organization - Karen E Watkins and Victoria J Marsick
A New Role for Human Resource Developers
Conclusion

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