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Forthcoming Human Resource Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Organizational Learning and Development

    From an Evidence Base

    By Paul Kearns

    It is now widely accepted that organizational maturity is dependent on being able to reorganize on a continuous basis and learn faster and more effectively than your competitors. Organizations that want to be sure they are competing at the highest level need clear indicators that their...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Human Resource Development

    Edited by Rob Poell, Tonette S. Rocco, Gene Roth

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    The field of Human Resource Development (HRD) has grown in prominence as an independent discipline from its roots in both management and education since the 1980s. There has been continual debate about the boundaries of HRD ever since. Drawing on a wide and respected international contributor base...

    To Be Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Chief Learning Officer

    2nd Edition

    By Tamar Elkeles, Jack Phillips, Patricia Phillips

    As businesses around the world continue to experience rapid change in the face of economic challenges, learning has become a key advantage for achieving business goals. The individual driving this function, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) is in a unique position to add significant value to the...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge