An Autoethnographical Exploration of Becoming
The nature of human resource development (HRD) has been, and remains, a contested topic – accentuated by increasing globalization and diverse conceptions of how, exactly, one might characterize the field beyond traditional definitions of training, education, or career development efforts to improve...
To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge
Human Resource Development in a Complex World presents a strong challenge to traditional Human Resource Development. Internationally renowned authors address HRD from within the notions and language of complexity, presenting multifaceted alternative perspectives to the current practice and theory...
Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge
Factors such as globalisation, restructuring, casualization of employment and the erosion of pension rights have led to massive tensions in contemporary organizations. By exploring the boundaries of the field of Human Resource Development this book asks where is HRD in the middle of all this and...
Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge
Speeches that Have Shaped the Field
The field of Human Resource Development has developed largely through academics, scholars and reflective practitioners from across the world coming together. Many people link memorable keynote speeches to changes in their research, practice, career path or even life view. Good keynote speeches are...
Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge
A Gender Neutral Glass Ceiling
This book presents a challenge to feminist perspectives that see the glass ceiling as the exclusive domain of women's careers and work life. The authors address existing debates and extend them to include original empirical evidence from several US and UK comparative studies that look at the effect...
Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge