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Forthcoming Human Resource Development Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 forthcoming new books in the subject of Human Resource Development — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published January 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Adult Learner

    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’ pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Managing People

    A Practical Guide for Front-line Managers, 4th Edition

    By Rosemary Thomson, Eileen Arney, Andrew Thomson

    This updated and exciting fourth edition of Managing People: A Practical Guide for Front-Line Managers addresses the growing needs of front-line managers who are not themselves specialists in personnel management but whose roles require them to have these skills. A growing trend over the last two...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. E-Coaching

    Theory and practice for a new online approach to coaching

    By Anne Ribbers, Alexander Waringa

    In a rapidly moving world where so much of our day-to-day activities are now online, it has become essential to adapt our coaching processes in order to better suit our clients’ circumstances and needs. Above all, customers want sustainable and time-efficient results. Electronic coaching (...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Workplace Learning

    Concepts, Measurement and Application

    Edited by Marianne van Woerkom, Rob Poell

    This edited volume aims to evaluate the promises of workplace learning by addressing the following related questions: What are current developments in theory that informs workplace learning research? How can learning in the workplace be measured? What is the impact of various organizational...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years

    Edited by Matthias Kipping, Akira Kudo

    This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the 1950s to the 1970s, providing a valuable contribution to the debate on 'Americanization' from a historical and comparative perspective. Individual contributions provide an in-depth analysis of the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge