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Sadler-Smith, Eugene

Learning and Development for Managers: Perspectives from Research and Practice

Learning and Development for Managers: Perspectives from Research and Practice

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This text describes, analyses and synthesises a wide range of contemporary issues from research and practice in the field of individual and collective workplace learning and development.

  • Enables students and managers of learning and development (L&D) to understand the theory and practice of L&D in organizations.
  • Explores the concept of learning from a variety of perspectives through the use of examples of research and practice from all over the world.
  • Takes a broad view of learning as encompassing both explicit and implicit and individual and collective learning processes.
  • Argues that the practice of L&D should be based upon a rigorous theoretical and empirical base.
  • Each chapter uses synopses of research studies and case studies from businesses to illustrate the most important theories, concepts and models.
  • Lists of key concepts, knowledge outcomes, ‘perspectives from practice’, ‘perspectives from research’, discussion points (for individual or class use), and concept checklists to benefit both students and teachers.
  • Is illustrated throughout with diagrams, tables and ‘L&D facts and figures’.

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
440 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781405146852

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