Foundations of Human Resource Development

Book Name : Foundations of Human Resource Development

By by Richard A. Swanson

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In Foundations of Human Resouce Development, Richard Swanson and Edward Holton provide an up-to-date overview of the HRD profession as well as the terminology and processes required for sound HRD research and practice. Swanson and Holton's work is supplemented with contributions from Alexandre Ardichvili, Theo J. Bastiaens, Thomas J. Chermack, Richard W. Herling, K. Peter Kuchinke, Sharon S. Naquin, Wendy E. A. Ruona, Richard J. Torraco, Greg G. Wang, and Karen E. Watkins. The book provides a basic understanding of the HRD models, processes, and history; critical theoretical and philosophical foundations of the field; learning and performance paradigms and models; HRD's role in high-level organizational and systems-level issues; training and development and organization development—including examples of best practices along with variations in core thinking, processes, interventions, and tools; and much more. The first edition won the Book of the Year Award from the prestigious Academy of Human Resource Development. This second edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded, with new chapters on component HRD theories, policy and planning, technology, and globalization, as well as supplemental study materials, PowerPoint presentations, and figures available online at www.textbookresources.net. Berrett-Koehler Publishers; February 2009 ISBN 9781576758038 Read online, or download in secure PDF format Title: Foundations of Human Resource Development Author: Richard A. Swanson Imprint: Berrett-Koehler Publishers Subject categories Business and Commerce > Business Economics > Commerce Business > Human Resources & Personnel Management Business > Labor Professions and Applied Sciences ISBNs 1576758036 9781576754962 9781576758038 In The Press "Swanson and Holton have produced the definitive book on the nature and substance of the human resource development profession.” —Gary N. McLean, Senior Professor of Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University “This book skillfully articulates foundational HRD concepts that can serve nations, organizations, and individuals." —Michael J. Marquardt, Professor of Human Resource Development & International Affairs, George Washington University

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1576758036 - 9781576754962 - 9781576758038

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"Swanson and Holton have produced the definitive book on the nature and substance of the human resource development profession.” —Gary N. McLean, Senior Professor of Human Resource Development, Texas A&M University “This book skillfully articulates foundational HRD concepts that can serve nations, organizations, and individuals." —Michael J. Marquardt, Professor of Human Resource Development & International Affairs, George Washington University

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers