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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Skills, Training and Human Resource Development

A Critical Text

ISBN 9781403948021
Publication Date January 2007
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Management, Work and Organisations

Taking a critical perspective, Skill, Training and Human Resource Development focuses on the way people are developed at work; the skills that are encouraged, the way they are controlled and the implications they have for people. It draws on a wide range of research and covers an array of organizational practices.

IRENA GRUGULIS is a Professor of Employment Studies and the Head of the Human Resource Management Group at Bradford University School of Management, UK.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Human Resource Development
Skills at Work
International Comparisons: Skills and Employment Systems
Vocational Education and Training in Britain
New Skills for Old? The Changing Nature of Skill
Emotions and Aesthetics for Work and Labour: The Pleasures and Pains of the Changing Nature of Work
Managing Culture
Management and Leadership Development
Knowledge Work and Knowledgeable Workers
Developments and Developing in the New Economy
References
Index.

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