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Human Resource Development Handbook By Pat Hargreaves

Human Resource Development Handbook

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Human Resource Development Handbook features information designed to help the day-to-day operation of a high profile staff development programme. It covers both effective practice and the relevant theory of training. There are case studies, detailed examples, checklists and suggestions for further reading.

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Human Resource Development Handbook by Pat Hargreaves

A quick-reference manual packed with information designed to help the day-to-day operation of a high-profile staff development and training program. Ideal for those who want to be fully up-to-date with current staff development practice, this book provides an ideal desk reference covering both effective practice and the relevant theories of training. The topics covered in the book are looked at from an international perspective and many U.S. resources are listed. Complete with case studies, detailed examples, checklists and suggestions for further reading, The Human Resource Development Handbook will soon prove essential to any trainer or HRD professional wanting to ensure their staff development is well designed, theoretically sound and fully effective.

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About Pat Hargreaves

Pat Hargreaves is a scientist and trainer at a science research institute. Peter Jarvis is Professor of Continuing Education in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. He is also Adjunct Professor of Adult Education at the University of Georgia, US. He has written widely on adult and continuing education. His books for Kogan Page include The Theory and Practice of Learning (with John Holford and Colin Griffin, 1998), The Age of Learning (2001), Learning in Later Life (2001) and Twentieth Century Thinkers in Adult and Continuing Education (2001). In 1988, he was awarded the Cyril O Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education by the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education. The other contributing authors on The Age of Learning, edited by Peter Jarvis, are all members of the Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning in the School of Education Studies at the University of Surrey: Dr Thomas Black, Dr Bob Brownhill, Dr Colin Griffin, Dr John Holford, Professor Stephen McNair, Dr Linda Merricks, Professor Gill Nicholls, Dr Julia Preece, Dr Paul Tosey.

Table of Contents

Part 1 HRD in the organization: the staff developer; the concept of HRD; organizations; people development; the learning of organization; the learning process. Part 2 The roles of human resource developers: roles and competencies - strategist, needs analyst, manager, marketer, program designer, administrator, instructional writer, facilitator, statistician, consultant and counsellor. Part 3 The training function: systematic training; programme design; managing the training function; delivering training; using audio-visual aids; evaluation. Part 4 Occupation of HRD professionals: the skills needed; training related organizations; career development; conclusions.

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Human Resource Development Handbook by Pat Hargreaves
Pat Hargreaves
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