Über den Autor
rnRichard A. Swanson is professor and director of the Human Resource Development Research Center at the University of Minnesota and senior partner of Swanson & Associates, Incorporated. Swanson is an internationally recognized authority on organizational change, resource development (HRD), the analysis and evaluation of work behavior, and forecasting financial benefits.
Elwood F. Holton, III is an Associate Professor in the School of Vocational Education at Louisiana State University. He specializes in Human Resource Development/Training and Development and coordinates LSU's degree programs in these areas. He is also the President-elect of the Academy of Human Resource Development, a global association of HRD researchers and reflective practitioners.rn
rnIn 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.
Written to be useful for both experts and novices, this new book provides a much-needed, up-to-date overview of the state of the profession as well as the terminology and processes required for sound HRD practice and study.
Foundations of Human Resource Development establishes the contribution of HRD to contemporary organizationsrn