Human Resource Development Products

  • Career Pathways in Psychiatry

    Transition in Changing Times

    Edited by Arthur Lazarus

    Career transitions in psychiatry have rarely been discussed openly.  Yet, in the light of health care reform and other forces affecting clinical practice, it is more important than ever that psychiatrists have information about the career options within their specialty.  Career Pathways…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Global Human Resource Development

    Regional and Country Perspectives

    Edited by Thomas N. Garavan, Alma M. McCarthy, Michael J. Morley

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

  • Leadership-as-Practice

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Joseph A. Raelin

    This book develops a new paradigm in the field of leadership studies, referred to as the "leadership-as-practice" (L-A-P) movement. Its essence is its conception of leadership as occurring as a practice rather than residing in the traits or behaviours of particular individuals. A practice is a…

    Paperback – 2016-01-27 
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Nikkeiren and Japanese Capitalism

    By John Crump

    This book provides a history of Nikkeiren (the Japanese Federation of Managers' Organisations) and an account of post-war capitalist development in Japan. The author challenges the principal interpretations of how the economy functions revealing a darker side of Japanese capitalism in his…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Career Development

    A human resource development perspective

    By Kimberly McDonald, Linda Hite

    Career Development: A Human Resource Development Perspective offers a strategic framework that demonstrates the role of career development within the human resource function. It goes beyond conventional interventions and includes key topics such as diversity, work–life balance, and ethics.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • The Climate of Workplace Relations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ali Dastmalchian, Paul Blyton

    First published in 1991, this book investigates not only the processes of industrial relations themselves but also the climate in which they work. As we all as studying union behaviour, it views the topic from the wider perspective of human resource management and integrates theories of industrial…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge Revivals

  • Human Resource Management

    The Public Service Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth D. Fredericksen, Stephanie L. Witt, W. David Patton, Nicholas P. Lovrich

    Sound HRM practices matter—they are a sine qua non of effective governance in democratic government—equally so at the local, regional, state and national levels of government. The NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration) accreditation standards demand critical…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25

  • Vocational Training

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Gerhard Bosch, Jean Charest

    The last decade has given rise to a strong public discourse in most highly industrialized economies about the importance of a skilled workforce as a key response to the competitive dynamic fostered by economic globalisation. The challenge for different training regimes is twofold: attracting young…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

  • Managing Elite Sport Systems

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Svein S. Andersen, Barrie Houlihan, Lars Tore Ronglan

    Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Many countries now have publicly…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Learning Conversations

    The Self-Organised Learning Way to Personal and Organisational Growth

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Laurie F. Thomas

    How Can You Improve Your Learning Capabilites? How Can You Enhance Your Potential for Change and Personal Growth? Most of us accept that education does not meet the needs of learners today, or their employers. This mismatch is a key reason why a high level of demotivated youth, as well as workers…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Psychology Revivals

  • German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years

    Edited by Matthias Kipping, Akira Kudo

    This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the 1950s to the 1970s, providing a valuable contribution to the debate on 'Americanization' from a historical and comparative perspective. Individual contributions provide an in-depth analysis of the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • A Century of Foreign Investment in the Third World

    By Michael Twomey

    The late twentieth century has witnessed a dramatic upsurge in foreign direct investment in the Third World. Based upon thorough statistical analysis, the book presents exhaustive case-studies of foreign investment policy in 'metropolitan' countries and of the experiences of 'host' countries…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

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