Description - Critical Issues in HRD by Jamie Callahan
Critical Issues in HRD brings together ten essays by the most respected academics and executives in the field (including Patrick Combs, Michael Marquardt, Doug Whittle, Hallie Preskill, and Reid Bates) reflecting on the challenges and opportunities facing researchers, educators, and professionals alike. The collection includes contributions on such diverse topics as emerging paradigms within the discipline, integrating cutting-edge technologies into training and learning initiatives, new methods for measuring and evaluating HRD programs, and defining HRD's role in forging ethical practices and social consciousness. Rich in ideas, this book will set the agenda for both research and practice in the field of human resource development.
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(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
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Author Biography - Jamie Callahan
Ann Maycunich Gilley is Vice President of Trilogy Consulting Group, a performance consulting firm, and a faculty member at Colorado State University, where she teaches courses in strategy, strategic management, consulting, and communications. She is co-author of numerous books, including The Performance Challenge, Beyond the Learning Organization and Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado. Jamie F. Callahan is a professor of Human Resource Development at the University of Texas, Austin, and author of numerous articles in the field. She lives in Austin, Texas. Laura Bierema is an assistant professor at the University of Georgia. A specialist in labour and industrial relations and a former training professional at Allied Signal, she presents frequently on topics of adult and organizational learning. She lives in Athens, Georgia.