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Foundations of Human Resource Development by Richard A. Swanson and Elwood F. Holton III

Foundations of Human Resource Development

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Foundations of Human Resource Development by Richard A. Swanson and Elwood F. Holton III
Hardcover $72.95
Feb 09, 2009 | ISBN 9781576754962

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Praise

"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

Table Of Contents

PART ONE
Introduction to Human Resource Development
1 Human Resource Development as a Professional Field of Practice
2 Introduction to Human Resource Development Models and Processes
3 History of Human Resource Development

PART TWO
Theory and Philosophy in Human Resource Development
4 Role of Theory and Philosophy in Human Resource Development
5 Theory of Human Resource Development
6 Component Theories of Human Resource Development

PART THREE
Perspectives of Human Resource Development
7 Paradigms of Human Resource Development
8 Perspectives on Performance in Human Resource Development
9 Perspectives on Learning in Human Resource Development

PART FOUR
Developing Expertise through Training and Development
10 Overview of Training and Development
11 The Nature of Expertise
12 Training and Development Practices

PART FIVE
Unleashing Expertise through Organization Development
13 Overview of Organization Development
14 The Nature of the Change Process
15 Organization Development Practices

PART SIX
Advancing Human Resource Development
16 Strategy and Human Resource Development
17 Accountability in Human Resource Development
18 Human Resource Development Policy and Planning

PART SEVEN
Human Resource Development into the Future
19 Globalization and Human Resource Development
20 Technology and Human Resource Development
21 21st Century Challenges to Human Resource Development

References
Name index
Subject Index
The Authors

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