Strategic Human Resource Development / Edition 1

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Seeks to establish the emerging role of human resources development and to provide frameworks and guidelines for practitioners/students in a range of learning contexts. The text builds on the body of knowledge in the field and provides approaches to encompass the major themes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780273626367
  • Publisher: Trans-Atlantic Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
Pt. 1 General Background
2 The strategic backcloth 13
3 The emerging concept of human resource development 51
4 Strategic human resource development versus human resource development strategies 81
5 The human resource management versus personnel management debate and its implications for human resource development 121
Pt. 2 Emerging Human Resource Development Themes
6 Human resource development roles and relationships 153
7 The emerging role of managers and staff in strategic human resource development 181
8 Career development in downsized organisations 210
9 Marketing the human resource development function 229
10 The provision of learning support for non-employees 261
11 Outsourcing: What stays in and what goes out 279
12 Benchmarking human resource development 301
13 Small and medium-sized enterprises and human resource development 324
Pt. 3 Organisation-Wide Learning Issues
14 Total Quality Management and human resource development 355
15 The learning organisation 381
16 Human resource development and the corporate university 412
17 Managing transformational change from a human resource development perspective 438
18 The role of human resource development in creating synergy among business units and sub-units 479
19 Operating in a global environment 503
20 Working in the virtual organisation 536
Pt. 4 Organisational Values
21 The contribution of human resource development to the development of an organisational value base: commitment, business ethics, managing diversity and environmentalism 561
Author index 599
Subject index 605
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