Studying Your Workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner by Alan Clardy | 9780803973213 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Studying Your Workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner

Studying Your Workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner

by Alan Clardy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803973217

ISBN-13: 9780803973213

Pub. Date: 05/31/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

By outlining the basic principles of research and tying them in with human resource

development (HRD) functions, this practical guidebook describes how to apply specific research methods to common HRD problems.

Topics covered include performance problem analysis, performance solutions

and assessing solution adequacy. Background sections on the theoretical

Overview

By outlining the basic principles of research and tying them in with human resource

development (HRD) functions, this practical guidebook describes how to apply specific research methods to common HRD problems.

Topics covered include performance problem analysis, performance solutions

and assessing solution adequacy. Background sections on the theoretical and

research aspects of the methods are included, with examples drawn from

the field showing the approach used in practice. The book concludes with a

discussion of special issues including legal and ethical concerns, reporting

results, sample size and statistical analysis issues, and confidentiality and

privac

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803973213
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/31/1997
Pages:
155
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Using Research for Training and Development
Data Collection
Planning, Testing and Observing
Data Collection
Survey, Interviews and Reporting Results
Front-End Assessment
Identifying Performance Problems
Front-End Assessment
Basing HRD Programs on Needs Analysis
Developing HRD Solutions
Assessing the Adequacy of HRD Solutions

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