Published in 1998, this work brings together 17 individual papers written by academics, practioners and consultants who have dealt with human resource issues in various contexts and developing countries. It covers management, education and training and through these addresses ethnic and gender issues, financial markets in transition economies and agricultural development. Countries featuring in the studies include Bangladesh, Ghana, Pakistan, and Costa Rica - and the authors draw on their own experiences in these countries.
Table of Contents
1. Managerial Perspectives, Assumptions and Development of the Human Resource Management, Farhad Analoui 2. Just Like Home but at Work: Gendered Negotiation in Private and Public Domains, Oriel Kenny 3. Career Development: A Case Study of Managerial Women in the Ghanian Civil Service, Pauline M. Amos-Wilson 4. HRM Issues and Implications of the Process of ‘Localisation’, Harry Wes 5. Tacit Knowledge and HRD for Development Work, Pete Mann 6. Application of the Learning Theory in Public Sector: The Case of Decentralisation in the Philippines, Derek Eldridge and Ernita Joaquin 7. Training and Transfer of Learning: International Dimensions, John Launder 8. The New Public Administration – New Challenges for Development and Implications for the Development Training Institutions, John Cusworth 9. Experiencing the Experience of Small Groups, S. Tene Kaminski 10. Use of Task Groups and Teams for Management of Human Resources, A. R. Analouei 11. Measuring Human Development: Some Improvements on the Human Development Index, Farhad Noorbakhsh 12. Measuring and Forecasting Human Rescource Needs in Developing Countries: SAM Approach, Hossein Jalilian and Y. Yashar Senturk.