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Rosemary Harrison [> Book 2009]

Email: m-rharrison@tiscali.co.uk


Professional functions: 

Member of National Readers’ Panel, The Royal Anniversary Trust -  The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Further and Higher Education (http://www.royalanniversarytrust.org.uk);  National Training Awards regional judge (http://www.nationaltrainingawards.com); external examiner, Master’s in OB/HRM & D, Sheffield Hallam University, UK; formerly (to 2008) Chief Examiner - Learning and Development, CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK) 

Areas of expertise: 

Strategic HRD (human resource development); learning and development in work organisations; UK national vocational training and education policy and practice


Harrison, Rosemary. 1970. Skills in North East England: Manpower needs in the construction, engineering and shipbuilding industries in North East England - a study for the North East Development Council. Newcastle: NEDC. 

Harrison, Rosemary. 1978. A new look at the retraining of unemployed executives. In Journal of European Industrial Training, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 26-9.

Harrison, Rosemary. 1986. Equality at work. London: Pergamon Press. 

Harrison, Rosemary. 1988. Training and development. London: Institute of Personnel Management. 

Harrison, Rosemary. 1992. Employee Development at Barratt. In Winstanly, D; Woodall, D. (eds.). Case Studies in Personnel. London: Institute of Personnel and Development, pp 103- 115. 

Harrison, Rosemary. (ed) 1993. Human Resource Management: Issues and Strategies. Wokingham: Addison Wesley. 

Harrison, Rosemary. 1996. Developing human resources for productivity. In Prokopenko, J; North, K. (eds.). Productivity and Quality Management: Part II. Geneva, International Labour Office and Tokyo, Asian Productivity Association, pp. 1-53.

Harrison, Rosemary.1996. Action Learning: route or barrier to the learning organization? In Employee Counselling Today, The Journal of Workplace Learning. Vol. 8, No. 6, pp.27-38.

Harrison, Rosemary. 1997. Human resource management: trends and practices. In Bright, D; Parkin, B. (eds.). Human Resource Management: Concepts and Practices. Sunderland: Business Education Publishers, pp1-19.

Harrison, Rosemary. 1999. The Training and Development Audit. Cambridge: Cambridge Strategy Publications. 

Harrison, Rosemary. 2000. Learning, knowledge productivity and strategic progress. In International Journal of Training and Development. Vol. 4, No 4, pp. 244-258. 

Harrison, Rosemary. 2009. Learning and development. 5th ed. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. [> Details] (Previous editions: 1997; 2000; 2002; 2005 – also published by Jaico Publishing House Mumbai by arrangement with CIPD)

Harrison, Rosemary; Miller, Susan. 1993. Doctors in Management, Part I: Two into one won't go - or will it? In Journal of Executive Development. Vol 6, No. 2, pp. 9-13. 

Harrison, Rosemary; Miller, Susan; Gibson, Anthony. 19931. Doctors in Management, Part II: getting into Action. Journal of Executive Development. Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 3-7. 

Harrison, Rosemary; Miller, Susan. 1999. The contribution of clinical directors to the strategic capability of the organisation. In British Journal of Management. Vol. 10, No. 1, pp.23-39. 

Harrison, Rosemary; Smith, R. 2001. Practical judgement: Its implications for knowledge development and strategic capability. In Hellgren, B.; Lowstedt, J. (eds.). Management in the thought-full enterprise: European ideas on organizing. Norway: Fagbokforlager Vigmostad & Bjork AS, pp. 195–213. 

Harrison, Rosemary; Kessels, Joseph. 2003. Human resource development in a knowledge economy: An organisational view. Palgrave Macmillan. [> Details] (Also translated in Chinese and published in 2004 by the Economic Management Publishing House, China)

Kessels, Joseph; Harrison, Rosemary. 1998. External consistency: The key to success in management development programmes. In Management Learning. Vol. 29, No 1, pp. 39-68. 

1 Parts l and II won the MCBs Literati Club 1994 International Award for Excellence as the Journal of Executive Development's Outstanding Paper.

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