Developing and Training Human Resources in Organizations (Prenticee Hall Series in Human Resources)

Developing and Training Human Resources in Organizations (Prenticee Hall Series in Human Resources)

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For courses in Human Resource Development and Human Resource Management.Using real-world examples to close the gap between theory and practice, the authors focus on a systematic process of identifying training needs, building programs based on job information, and evaluating training in terms of objectives. The text features thorough but concise treatment of today's key training issues, such as goal-setting theory, new legal thinking, and the training of minorities.show more

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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 24mm | 480.82g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130894974
  • 9780130894977

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Using real-world examples to close the gap between theory and practice, the third edition focuses on a systematic process of identifying training needs, building programs based on job information, and evaluating training in terms of objectives. Wexley and Latham discuss goal-setting theory, new legal thinking, and the training of minorities. This edition features: New--Coverage of technology-based training, which illustrates the impact of computer technology on the delivery of training and development programs. New--An expanded theoretical approaches chapter discusses each approach and how it is being used for training corporate leaders. New--Information is included on the latest societal trends, to help readers understand the issues that impact training. Coverage of training needs shows readers how to find the answers to the where, what, and which questions of training. Training evaluation is covered completely, giving readers the techniques necessary to measure a program's effectiveness.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Organizational Role of the Training Specialist. 3. Identifying Training Needs. 4. Maximizing the Trainee's Learning. 5. Evaluating Training Programs. 6. On-Site Training Methods. 7. Off-Site Training Methods. 8. Developing and Training Leaders: Theoretical Approaches. 9. Management and Executive Development. 10. Societal Concerns. Author Index. Subject Index.show more

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