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Skills, Training and Human Resource Development: A Critical Text (Mangement, Work & Organisations Series) / Edition 1
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Skills, Training and Human Resource Development: A Critical Text (Mangement, Work & Organisations Series) / Edition 1

by Irena Grugulis
 

ISBN-10: 140394802X

ISBN-13: 9781403948021

Pub. Date: 02/06/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book focuses on the way people are developed at work; the skills that are encouraged, the way they are controlled and the implications they have for the people who possess and exercise them. Taking a critical perspective, Skill, Training and Human Resource Development draws on a wide range of research and covers an array of organizational practices -

Overview

This book focuses on the way people are developed at work; the skills that are encouraged, the way they are controlled and the implications they have for the people who possess and exercise them. Taking a critical perspective, Skill, Training and Human Resource Development draws on a wide range of research and covers an array of organizational practices - from managing culture and emotional labour to job design and qualifications - and adeptly considers the implications of these for the people involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403948021
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/06/2007
Series:
Management, Work and Organisations Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.57(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
• Acknowledgements
• Human Resource Development
• Skills at Work
• International Comparisons: Skills and Employment Systems
• Vocational Education and Training in Britain
• New Skills for Old? The Changing Nature of Skill
• Emotions and Aesthetics for Work and Labour: The Pleasures and Pains of the Changing Nature of Work
• Managing Culture
• Management and Leadership Development
• Knowledge Work and Knowledgeable Workers
• Developments and Developing in the New Economy
• References
• Index

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