Human Resource Development: Talent Development,
8th Edition

Jon M. Werner

ISBN-13: 9780357512524 | ISBN-10: 0357512529

Copyright 2022

| Published 2021

| 672 pages

List Price USD $274.95


Discover the challenges, rewards and most recent advancements in the field of human resource development today with Werner's HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, 8E. This powerful edition addresses each aspects of human resource development -- from orientation and skills training to careers, management and organizational development. Updated content integrates more than 1,000 new citations and draws from the latest professional and academic organizations, while expanded coverage prepares you to effectively address international issues, diversity and inclusion. Interesting chapter-opening cases, practical end-of-chapter exercises and meaningful discussions highlight how a variety of organizations today have effectively translated leading human resource development concepts and theories into effective practice.

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Meet the Authors

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Jon M. Werner is a professor in the department of management at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He earned his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Michigan State University. His research has covered topics such as organizational citizenship behavior, training, performance appraisal, legal issues in human resource management and team effectiveness. He also studies actions that managers can take to build trust between employees and management. Dr. Werner is co-author of MERIT PAY and co-editor of BUSINESS AND SOCIETY: BUILDING SKILLS AND AWARENESS FOR THE WORKPLACE. He serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Learning & Education, Human Resource Development Quarterly and Human Resource Development Review.

  • EXPANDED CONTENT INCREASES FOCUS ON INTERNATIONAL, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION ISSUES. Your students examine these critical aspects of human resource development today as they learn how to create environments to attract and retain talent as well as maintain competitive and inclusive organizations in today's business world.
  • NEW AND UPDATED END-OF-CHAPTER EXERCISES REINFORCE KEY SKILLS. This edition provides a wealth of timely and revised exercises and hands-on activities at the end of each chapter that allow students to apply the principles they've learned.
  • NEW AND UPDATED OPENING CASES INTRODUCE EACH CHAPTER AND PROMPT ENGAGING DISCUSSIONS. These Opening Cases immediately capture readers' attention, while references to the case at the end of each chapter allow you to continue a meaningful discussion. Built-in follow-up references direct attention back to each case as you conclude the chapter.
  • CONTENT FOCUSES ON BOTH ACADEMIC AND PRACTITIONER ISSUES. This edition examines the challenges and advancements as well as HRD resources important to both academic and practicing professionals in organizations today. Content draws from leading sources, such as the Academy of Human Resource Development and the Association for Talent Development.
  • UPDATED CONTENT INTEGRATES MORE THAN 1,000 NEW CITATIONS. This edition references today's latest professional challenges, research and advancements in human resource development to ensure your students are prepared for success.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly. Pull relevant, author-created assessments based on articles from Gale's Business Insights directly into the learning path.
  • TIMELY CASES AND A WEALTH OF MEANINGFUL EXERCISES REINFORCE CHAPTER CONTENT. This edition's updated cases and hands-on activities and exercises build upon the principles presented in each chapter and ensure student comprehension.
  • EXTENSIVE NEW CITATIONS THROUGHOUT THIS EDITION REFLECT TODAY'S LATEST RESEARCH. This edition integrates more than 1,000 new, professional citations throughout all chapter discussions. Students learn and work with the latest research on all critical human resource development topics.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times--both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Human Resource Development.
2. Influences on Employee Behavior.
3: Learning and HRD.
4. Assessing Workplace Learning Needs.
5. Designing Workplace Learning Interventions.
6. Implementing Workplace Learning Interventions.
7. Evaluating Workplace Learning Interventions.
8. Onboarding: Employee Socialization and Orientation.
9. Skills and Technical Training.
10. Coaching and Performance Management.
11. Employee Counseling, Well-Being, and Wellness.
12. Career Management and Development.
13. Management Development.
14. Organization Development and Change.
15. HRD and Diversity: Beyond Diversity Training.

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