Understanding human resource development : a research-based approach /

Other Authors: Stewart, Jim, 1952-, McGoldrick, Jim, 1950-, Watson, Sandra.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Routledge studies in human resource development
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Table of Contents:
  • Researching HRD : philosophy, process and practice / Jim McGoldrick, Jim Stewart and Sandra Watson
  • Defining the research question : on seizing the moment as the research question emerges / Monica Lee
  • Problems of method in HRD research : company-based lifelong learning and 'longitudinality' / Jim McGoldrick, Graeme Martin and Judy Pate
  • The tools of freedom and the sources of indignity / John Hamblett, Rick Holden and Denise Thursfield
  • Towards evidence-based HRD practice / Bob Hamlin
  • Researching HRD in small organizations / Rosemary Hill
  • Evaluating the impact of management development on performance / Jonathan Winterton and Ruth Winterton
  • Learning for change by telling stories / Jeff Gold, Stuart Watson and Mike Rix
  • Learning to change, changing to learn : case studies in the automotive sector / Penny West
  • Analysing quantitative research / Darren C. Short and K. Peter Kuchinke
  • Writing the research story / Sally Sambrook
  • Ethical issues in HRD research / Rona S. Beattie and Marilyn McDougall
  • Implementing networked learning with HRD professionals internationally / Catherine Edwards
  • Implications for reflective HRD practitioners of the influence of life experience on managers' career decisions / Goronwy Davies and Tony Wilson
  • Going native! : ethnographic research in HRD / Rona S. Beattie
  • Convergence and divergence in HRD : research and practice across Europe / Jean Woodall ... [et al.]
  • Using action research to explore the development needs of second generation Asian small businesses / Clare Rigg, Kiran Trehan and Monder Ram
  • A new approach to the literature review / Sally Sambrook
  • Postscript : the future for HRD research / Jim McGoldrick, Jim Stewart and Sandra Watson.