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`The book is clearly written, in a relatively jargon-free style and provides a comprehensive treatise on the subject matter.... This is a good value text for the student and others wanting to fully examine all the issues of training in organizational transformation' - Richard Palmer, Industrial and Commercial Training The second volume in the set addresses the needs of hands-on practitioners of training, and program developers who focus on the training process. The first section of this volume surveys the position training has in operating systems, with its tasks, available approaches and strategies, and their likely outcomes. The second section deals with establishing particular objectives, scans the range of methods to consider in reaching different objectives, and the staff, time and other specifications for each, and finally, program designs. The last section is about managing programs-developing group and climate, trainers and styles, building in post-training supports, and evaluating training to modify programs in light of it. The volume ends with a chapter on action research. Every chapter has examples from the authors` actual practice, others` formulations, and relevant readings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761994329
ISBN-10: 0761994327
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x mm)
Pages: 414
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Rolf P. Lynton

Rolf P Lynton has had a long career in training and development. He has been associated with many institutions, mostly in India, and also in Indonesia, China, Europe, and the United States of America as a founder-dean, director, or long-term consultant. He has been John Hopkins University/USAID Senior Advisor, Chairman of the International Association of Applied Social Scientists, and has worked with the Ministries of Industry, and Health and Family Welfare in India. He is an emeritus member of the National Training Laboratory in the USA. He has authored many books and papers including Training for Organizational Transformation (co-authored with Udai Pareek, 2000) and Social Science in Actual Practice: Themes on My Blue Guitar (1998). Udai Pareek was one of the foremost experts on training and organizational behavior in India. Between 1973 and 1985, he was the L&T Chair Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India. At the time of his demise in 2010, he was Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, India. He had been USAID Organization Development Advisor to the Ministry of Health in Indonesia. He had worked in the fields of education, agriculture, small industry, and public health. He had been a consultant to various national and international organizations and had served on the editorial board of various journals such as Administrative Quarterly, Psychologia, and other journals. His publications include Training for Organizational Transformation (co-authored with Rolf P. Lynton, 2000).

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