Human resource development in a knowledge economy
An organisational view
Rosemary Harrison & Joseph Kessels [> Profile: Rosemary Harrison]
Human Resource Development in a Knowledge Economy provides a critical approach to the study of human resource development and emphasises the need for its effective integration with human resource management, as well as with the strategic management of the organisation. With special reference to workers in the 'knowledge economy' Human Resource Development in a Knowledge Economy draws readers through a stimulating reflection of human resource development's past and current organisational role and impact, analysing the role human resource development can play in an increasingly knowledge-based environment.
ONE: The emerging knowledge economy
TWO: Building Knowledge Productive Organisations
THREE: HRD: Challenges in a Knowledge Economy
Rosemary Harrison is Chief Examiner for Learning and Development at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. She was previously Director of the HRD Research Unit at the University of Durham.
Joseph Kessels is Professor of HRD at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, and consultant at the HRD consultancy firm, Kessels & Smit.
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Editor: Sabine Manning
First set up: 18/11/2003
Latest update: 18/11/2003