Author/Authors: Richard A. Swanson, Elwood Holton III (2009)

In this 2nd edition of Foundations of Human Resource Development, the leading scholars in the field present the essential guidebook for the human resource development (HRD) profession. Drawing on an extensive, rigorous knowledge base, Swanson and Holton update their classic single volume compilation of the foundational materials of the profession. Their work is supplemented with contributions from Richard W. Herling, Sharon S. Naquin, Wendy E. A. Ruona, Richard J. Torraco, and Karen E. Watkins.

 

 

 

 

Chapter 0 Book Overview Materials

PART ONE: Introduction to Human Resource Development

Chapter 2 Introduction to Human Resource Development Models and Processes

Chapter 3 History of Human Resource Development

PART TWO: Theory and Philosophy in Human Resource Development

Chapter 4 Role of Theory and Philosophy in Human Resource Development

Chapter 5 Theory of Human Resource Development

Chapter 6 Component Theories of Human Resource Development

PART THREE: Perspectives of Human Resource Development

Chapter 7 Paradigms of Human Resource Development

PART FOUR: Developing Expertise through Training and Development

Chapter 10 Overview of Training and Development

Chapter Chapter 11 The Nature of Expertise

Chapter 12 Training and Development Practices

PART FIVE: Unleashing Expertise through Organization Development

Chapter 14 The Nature of the Change Process

Chapter 15 Organization Development Practices

PART SIX: Advancing Human Resource Development

Chapter 17 Accountability in Human Resource Development

Chapter 18 Human Resource Development Policy and Planning

PART SEVEN: Human Resource Development into the Future

Chapter 19 Globalization and Human Resource Development

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Chapter 20 Technology and Human Resource Development

Chapter 21 Challenges Facing Human Resource Development

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