Intended for undergraduate and graduate business courses in Human Resource Development/Training/Management Development. This text helps students understand the process of developing human resources, providing a thorough analysis of training as it relates to organizational objectives and strategies. It emphasizes the conceptual and practical value of developing training programs, with practical examples provided for both large and small organizations.
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Nick Blanchard completed his undergraduate studies in psychology at UCLA and his doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology at Wayne State University. He has served as head of the Management Department, Associate Dean, and is currently interim Dean and Professor of Management at Eastern Michigan University's College of Business. Among his accomplishments is the development, management, and continuous improvement of the on-site MBA program with corporate partner, Masco Corp. Nick's writings appear in both scholarly and applied publications. His earlier training text, Toward a More Organizationally Effective Training Strategy and Practice, was also published by Prentice Hall in 1986. He served as consultant and trainer to many organizations including Bethlehem Steel, Chrysler Corporation, Domtar Gypsum, Ford Motor Company, and various local and state government agencies.
Jim Thacker received an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Winnipeg in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and his doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology from Wayne State University. He is currently a professor at the University of Windsor's Odette School of Business. His research has been published in both academic (Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal) and practitioner (Journal of Managerial Psychology The Human Resource Consultation: An International Journal) journals. He also coauthored the first Canadian edition of the text Managing Human Resources with Wayne Cascio, published in 1994. He has been a consultant and trainer in the private sector (Michigan Bell, Ford, Hiram Walker's, Navistar, H.J. Heinz) and public sector (Revenue Canada, CanAm Friendship Center). Prior to obtaining his doctorate, Jim worked for a gas utility as a tradesman and served as vice president of his local union (Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers) for a number of years. This firsthand experience as a tradesman and union official combined with his consulting and academic credentials provides Jim with a unique combination of perspectives and skills.From the Back Cover:
Effective Training, Second Edition, discusses theory and principles of training as they relate to organizational objectives and strategies. This new edition emphasizes the value of developing training programs that relate training to the overall strategy of a firm.
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Book Description Pearson Education, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Recognizing the increasing competitive advantage of human resource competencies and renewed focus on organizational training, this practical manual integrates academic and practitioner information in an easy-to-read format, helping readers understand the process of developing human resources, and providing a thorough analysis of training as it relates to organizational objectives and strategies. "Placing training activities in the context of organizational strategy, it emphasizes the conceptual and practical value of developing training programs that effectively meet strategic and tactical needs, with practical examples provided for both large and small organizations. Comprehensive topical coverage includes Strategic Planning, Training and OD; Learning, Motivation and Performance; Training Design; Management Development, and much more. "For directors or managers of training or human resource development, new trainers, and consultants. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132681609
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