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New and Published Books

  1. The Nature of Human Resource Development

    An Autoethnographical Approach

    By Monica Lee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    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...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Human Resource Development

    Country and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Thomas Garavan, Alma McCarthy, Michael J. Morley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Changing global contexts force HRD scholars and practitioners to confront international, comparative, and cross-cultural analysis – something already in evidence in other social science disciplines. It is clear from the literature that significant country and regional variations in notions of HRD...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge and Innovation in Regional Industry

    An Entrepreneurial Coalition

    By Roel Rutten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This superb new book develops a knowledge-based theory of innovation, marrying three streams of literature: innovation, inter-firm collaboration and networks, and learning regions. This book will interest all those working in economic geography and the economics of innovation....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Work Process Knowledge

    By Nicholas Boreham, Martin Fischer

    Work Process Knowledge brings together the findings of twenty-four leading researchers on new forms of work and the demands these place on workers' knowledge and skill. Their findings, based on a new set of investigations in a wide range of manufacturing and service industries, identify the kinds...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Women's Career Development Throughout the Lifespan

    An international exploration

    Edited by Jenny Bimrose, Mary McMahon, Mark Watson

    Women's careers have been a topic of research and discussion in many disciplines including sociology, business, industrial, organisational and vocational psychology, and career guidance. Despite the introduction of equal employment legislation in many countries, women’s patterns of career...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Bridge Employment

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by Carlos-María Alcover, Gabriela Topa, Emma Parry, Franco Fraccaroli, Marco Depolo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    With the long-term trend toward earlier retirement slowing, and the majority of older workers remaining in employment up to and beyond statutory retirement age, it is increasingly important that we understand how to react to these changes. Bridge employment patterns and activities have changed...

    Published January 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. International Business and the Eclectic Paradigm

    Developing the OLI Framework

    Edited by John Cantwell, Rajneesh Narula

    The eclectic paradigm has arguably become the dominant theoretical basis in the study of FDI, multinational corporations and internationalisation over the last two decades. The contributions to this volume evaluate the eclectic paradigm in the global economy and its validity as a theoretical basis...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Alliance Capitalism and Global Business

    By Professor John H Dunning, John H. Dunning

    John Dunning is the leading authority in the field of international business. His latest work analyses: * future developments in global business * a comparison of US and Japanese investment in Europe * competitiveness, trade and integration * spatial dimensions of globalization...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Sovereignty At Bay

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge