HRD theory is changing rapidly. Recent advances in theory and practice, in how we conceive of organizations and of the world of knowledge, have led to the need to reinterpret the field. This series aims to reflect and foster the development of HRD as an emergent discipline. Encompassing a range of different international, organizational, methodological and theoretical perspectives, the series promotes theoretical controversy and reflective practice.
Positive Ageing and Human Resource Development
On the Nature of Human Resource Development Holistic Agency and an Almost-Autoethnographical Exploration of Becoming
Human Resources, Care Giving, Career Progression and Gender A Gender Neutral Glass Ceiling
By Dhammika Jayawardena
June 04, 2021
Human resource management (HRM) is the predominant apparatus for people management across the world. Since its inception, HRM has nevertheless been subjected to critical scrutiny. This work has produced a corpus of literature now referred to as ‘Critical HRM’. This book on Critical HRM traces the ...
By David Lines, Christina Evans
July 27, 2020
Coaching has become a global business phenomenon, yet the way that coaching has evolved and spread across the globe is not unproblematic. Some of these challenges include: different types/genres of coaching; understanding and relevance of different coaching philosophies and models in different ...
Edited By Tamer K. Darwish, Pengiran Muda Abdul Fattaah
February 03, 2020
This book focuses on human resource management (HRM) in the country context of Brunei Darussalam, analysing, comparing and contrasting domestic enterprises (DEs) with multinational enterprises (MNEs), and oil and gas with non-oil and -gas sectors, and draws out the comparative lessons for ...
Edited By Clare Kelliher, Julia Richardson
December 19, 2018
This book is concerned with the rapid and varied changes in the nature of work and work relationships which have taken place in recent years. While technological innovation has been a key contributor to the nature and pace of change, other social and market trends have also played a part such as ...
Edited By Diane Keeble-Ramsay, Andrew Armitage
November 15, 2018
Positive Ageing and Human Resource Development seeks to introduce readers to some of the major cultural issues that the current demographic changes of the workforce as the national default retirement age within the UK has moved from 60 to 67 and beyond represent for the workplace. This phenomenon ...
By Monica Lee
October 25, 2018
The nature of human resource development (HRD) has been, and remains, a contested topic – the debate was sparked in part by Monica Lee’s seminal 2001 paper which refused to define the discipline of HRD, but has been accentuated by increasing globalization, political unrest, inequality and the ...
By Edward J. Coyne, Edward J. Coyne, Monica Lee
August 09, 2018
This book presents a challenge to feminist perspectives that see the glass ceiling as the exclusive domain of women's careers and work life. The authors address existing debates and extend them to include original empirical evidence from several US and UK comparative studies that look at the effect...
Edited By Thomas N. Garavan, Alma M. McCarthy, Michael J. Morley
June 08, 2018
Drawing on contributions from leading academics in the field, this volume within the Routledge Series in Human Resource Development specifically focuses on Global Human Resource Development (HRD). Specifically, the volume provides an overview of 17 regions, 85 countries and includes one emerging ...
By Alexandre Ardichvili, Elena Zavyalova
June 08, 2018
Unlike Brazil, India, or China, prior to the beginning of market-oriented reforms in early 1990s, Russia maintained a high level of human capital and possessed a highly developed system of vocational education, continuous education, and management development institutions sponsored by the ...
By Arno Haslberger, Chris Brewster, Thomas Hippler
June 08, 2018
In a global economy full of multinational firms, international human resource management (including expatriation, career management, and talent management) is a growing topic in the business and management literature and in universities. A thorough understanding of the adjustment of expatriates to ...
Edited By Kate Black, Russell Warhurst, Sandra Corlett
September 07, 2017
Human Resource Development (HRD) involves the design, delivery and evaluation of learning and/or training interventions within organisations to improve the work performance of individuals and groups. This edited collection will demonstrate the potential of identity theorising for problematizing and...
Edited By Monica Lee
May 24, 2017
The field of Human Resource Development has developed largely through academics, scholars and reflective practitioners from across the world coming together. Many people link memorable keynote speeches to changes in their research, practice, career path or even life view. Good keynote speeches are ...