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Title Understanding human resource development : a research-based approach / edited by Jim Stewart, Jim McGoldrick, and Sandra Watson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001


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Description xx, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Routledge studies in human resource development
Routledge studies in human resource development.
Contents 1. Researching HRD: philosophy, process and practice / Jim McGoldrick, Jim Stewart and Sandra Watson -- 2. Defining the research question: on seizing the moment as the research question emerges / Monica Lee -- 3. Problems of method in HRD research: company-based lifelong learning and 'longitudinality' / Jim McGoldrick, Graeme Martin and Judy Pate -- 4. The tools of freedom and the sources of indignity / John Hamblett, Rick Holden and Denise Thursfield -- 5. Towards evidence-based HRD practice / Bob Hamlin -- 6. Researching HRD in small organizations / Rosemary Hill -- 7. Evaluating the impact of management development on performance / Jonathan Winterton and Ruth Winterton -- 8. Learning for change by telling stories / Jeff Gold, Stuart Watson and Mike Rix -- 9. Learning to change, changing to learn: case studies in the automotive sector / Penny West -- 10. Analysing quantitative research / Darren C. Short and K. Peter Kuchinke -- 11. Writing the research story / Sally Sambrook -- 12. Ethical issues in HRD research / Rona S. Beattie and Marilyn McDougall -- 13. Implementing networked learning with HRD professionals internationally / Catherine Edwards -- 14. Implications for reflective HRD practitioners of the influence of life experience on managers' career decisions / Goronwy Davies and Tony Wilson -- 15. Going native!: ethnographic research in HRD / Rona S. Beattie -- 16. Convergence and divergence in HRD: research and practice across Europe / Jean Woodall, Alison Alker and Christina Macneil / [et al.] -- 17. Using action research to explore the development needs of second generation Asian small businesses / Clare Rigg, Kiran Trehan and Monder Ram -- 18. A new approach to the literature review / Sally Sambrook -- 19. Postscript: the future for HRD research / Jim McGoldrick, Jim Stewart and Sandra Watson
Notes Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Personnel management -- Research.
Author Watson, Sandra.
Stewart, Jim, 1952-
McGoldrick, Jim, 1950-
LC no. 2001019638
ISBN 0415226090
0415226104 paperback
Other Titles Researching human resource development