HRD in the Age of Globalization

A Practical Guide To Workplace Learning In The Third Millennium

Author: Michael Marquardt,Nancy Berger,Peter Loan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780786729890

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

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An impressive overview of Human Resource Development programs the world over-touching on important issues in culture, environment, and geopolitics

The Global Advantage

How World-class Organizations Improve Performance Through Globalization

Author: Michael J. Marquardt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780884153580

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 266

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In an economy where companies must globalize or perish, only a few have successfully taken their business to the world level. 'The Global Advantage' zeros in on 40 preeminent global companies, located across six continents. A key feature of this book is the author's 'GlobalSuccess' model, based on the research and work he has done with hundreds of global executives around the world. 'The Global Advantage' reveals his discoveries and evaluates how these leaders are bringing their corporations into the global stratosphere. The 'GlobalSuccess' model, build upon the authors experiences and ideas, shows you how to globalize your: * corporate culture * human resources * strategies * operations * structure * learning You will find specific strategies and principles for globalizing your organization's six dimensions, as defined by the 'GlobalSuccess' model, as well as what steps your company should take to move toward global status. In addition, the 'GlobalSuccess' capability and readiness profile helps you to measure the current level of globalization in your company, as well as how your company's globalization compares with that of your competitors. Case studies include: General Electric; Whirlpool; Colgate-Palmolive; Shell; Warner-Lambert; Toshiba; Coca-Cola; Xerox; Federal Express and Hewlett-Packard.Case studies include: General Electric; Whirlpool; Colgate-Palmolive; Shell; Warner-Lambert; Toshiba; Coca-Cola; Xerox; Federal Express and Hewlett-Packard.

The Manager as Mentor

Author: Michael J. Marquardt,Peter Loan

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275985899

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 191

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The manager's guide to developing exceptional mentoring skills.

The global learning organization

Author: Michael J. Marquardt,Angus Reynolds

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9781556238390

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 311

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As companies prepare to compete globally, the critical importance of organization-wide learning has never been more clear. In a global market, being able to learn faster than the competition may be the only available advantage. This guide will describe how organizations, and individuals within these organizations, can redirect energies to become a learning organization in the global context. Statements by CEOs from GE, Xerox, Honda, and others offer useful experiences with global learning and how to meet the challenges it presents.

Running Out of Control

Dilemmas of Globalization

Author: R. Alan Hedley

Publisher: Kumarian Press

ISBN: 1565491513

Category: Social Science

Page: 235

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* Shows how our attempt to gain control through technology and interconnected systems actually leaves us more open to threat * Uses a concrete systems-theory approach to explain globalization’s impact on contemporary society * Presents approaches and strategies to correct the threats of a globalized world Is globalization reducing our ability to guide our futures? Hedley contends that although humankind has historically gained increasing power over its fate, the trajectory of control is now on a downward course. While our globalized systems provide greater scale, access, speed, and efficiency than ever before, we are paradoxically becoming more vulnerable to unseen risks thanks to the massive information and communication infrastructure. This book tells us how to take back control.

Action Learning in Action

Transforming Problems and People for World-class Organizational Learning

Author: Michael J. Marquardt

Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing

ISBN: 9780891061243

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 259

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Bringing together step-by-step guidance and the personal experience of frontline managers, this book shows how to create and implement action learning programmes in any organization. With solid advice and hands-on tools, it details the six elements of successful action learning programmes.

Technology-Based Learning

Maximizing Human Performance and Corporate Success

Author: Michael J. Marquardt,Greg Kearsley

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781574442144

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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Companies worldwide are recognizing the critical importance of harnessing the learning capabilities of people and technology in the workplace. Technology-Based Learning: Maximizing Human Performance and Corporate Success shows how to capture and leverage this power, through techniques of knowledge management. This comprehensive overview examines the advantages and disadvantages of learning technologies, and provides a guide for selecting, costing, and applying the various techniques. Technology in the workplace has many overwhelming possibilities-so many that they've left many managers and HRD professionals confused and perplexed. Let Marquardt and Kearsley show you how to bring technology under control to meet the needs of your company and your employees.

India in the age of globalization

contemporary discourses and texts

Author: Suman Gupta,Tapan Basu,Subarno Chattarji

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Globalization

Page: 416

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Contributed articles presented earlier in an international workshop initiated at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, India, 26-28 March, 2002.

Building the Learning Organization

A Systems Approach to Quantum Improvement and Global Success

Author: Michael J. Marquardt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Aprendizaje organizacional

Page: 242

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Building the Learning Organization is the first practical guide to transforming your organization into one that is set up to learn - even seeks out opportunities to learn - and then stands ready to quickly capitalize on that information. You'll be able to navigate your way through the process with the help of an easy-to-follow model that forms the heart of the book. You'll also find incisive and fascinating case historiesshowcasing the successful efforts of such companies as Arthur Andersen, Whirlpool, National Semiconductor, and Federal Express - that illustrate application of the model's tenets in various economic sectors. And, to further facilitate the transformation to a learning organization, the book presents 16 recommended action steps your company will want to consider taking. There is also discussion of what it takes to maintain a learning organization over time. There are evaluation forms to help you assess at what stage your company is currently at, what its strengths are, and where the needs are the greatest. There is even a helpful glossary of common terms.

The Transformation of Employment Relations in Europe

Institutions and Outcomes in the Age of Globalization

Author: Jim Arrowsmith,Valeria Pulignano

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135010048

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

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Since the 1980s, the process of European economic integration, within a wider context of globalization, has accelerated employment change and placed a new premium on ‘flexible’ forms of work organization. The institutions of employment relations, specifically those concerning collective bargaining between employers and trade unions, have had to adapt accordingly. The Transformation of Employment Relations focuses not just on recent change, but charts the strategic choices that have influenced employment relations and examines these key developments in a comparative perspective. A historical and cross-national analysis of the most important and controversial ‘issues’ explores the motivation of the actors, the implementation of change, and its evolution in a diverse European context. The book highlights the policies and the role played by different institutional and social actors (employers, management, trade unions, professional associations and governments) and assesses the extent to which these policies and roles have had significant effects on outcomes. This comparative analysis of the transformation of work and employment regulation, within the context of a quarter-century timeframe, has not been undertaken in any other book. But this is no comparative handbook in which changes are largely described on a country-by-country basis, but instead, The Transformation of Employment Relations is rather focused thematically. As Europe copes with a serious economic crisis, understanding of the dynamics of work transformation has never been more important.

Action Learning for Developing Leaders and Organizations

Principles, Strategies, and Cases

Author: Michael J. Marquardt

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: 9781433804359

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 313

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Action learning is a dynamic process that involves a small group of people solving real organizational problems, while focusing on how their learning can benefit individuals, groups, and the larger organization.

The Cultural Context of Human Resource Development

Author: C. Hansen,Y. Lee

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230236669

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 258

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An insight into the understanding of human resource development (HRD) in various cultural contexts. This book looks at how culture shapes our expectations for what is appropriate in the workplace and aims to broaden the reader's knowledge of HRD by exploring the boundaries of existing theories.

Handbook of Human Resource Development

Author: Neal F. Chalofsky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118839897

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 816

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Human Resource Development Relies Upon a Strong Educational Foundation In the Handbook of Human Resource Development, Neal Chalofsky, Tonette Rocco, and Michael Lane Morris have compiled a collection of chapters sponsored by the Academy of Human Resource Development to address the fundamental concepts and issues that HR professionals face daily. The chapters are written and supported by professionals who offer a wide range of experience and who represent the industry from varying international and demographic perspectives. Topics addressed form a comprehensive view of the HRD field and answer a number of key questions. Nationally and internationally, how does HRD stand with regard to academic study and research? What is its place in the professional world? What are the philosophies, values, and critical perspectives driving HRD forward? What theories, research initiatives, and other ideas are required to understand HRD and function successfully within this field? As the industry grows, what are the challenges and important issues that professionals expect to face? What hot topics are occupying these professionals now? The Handbook’s insight and guidelines allows students and HR professionals to build a fundamental understanding of HRD as an industry, as a field of research, and for future professional success.

Advanced Technology in Teaching

Selected papers from the 2012 International Conference on Teaching and Computational Science (ICTCS 2012)

Author: Wei Zhang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642294588

Category: Computers

Page: 914

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2012 International Conference on Teaching and Computational Science (ICTCS 2012) is held on April 1-2, 2012, Macao. This volume contains 120 selected papers presented at 2012 International Conference on Teaching and Computational Science (ICTCS 2012), which is to bring together researchers working in many different areas of teaching and computational Science to foster international collaborations and exchange of new ideas. This volume book can be divided into two sections on the basis of the classification of manuscripts considered. The first section deals with teaching. The second section of this volume consists of computational Science. We hope that all the papers here published can benefit you in the related researching fields.

Strategic Public Personnel Administration

Building and Managing Human Capital for the 21st Century

Author: Ali Farazmand

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275965365

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 524

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Examines and elucidates the history, management, policy, and politics of strategic public personnel administration and its institutional settings.

Global Human Resource Development

Author: Michael J. Marquardt,Dean W. Engel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Discusses the impact of globalization on the workplace, identifies the major roles of human resources, looks at human resources programs in eleven regions, and describes world trends in human resource development

Workplace Learning

Concepts, Measurement and Application

Author: Marianne van Woerkom,Rob Poell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136959882

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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This book provides a comprehensive, up to date, and international overview of human resource development research in the area of workplace learning with contributions from academics such as Stephen Billet, Tara Fenwick and Victoria Marsick.

Aesthetics and Human Resource Development

Connections, Concepts and Opportunities

Author: Stephen Gibb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134235658

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 18

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The first book to look at both aesthetics and human resource development, this timely and original work investigates existing, as well as possible future, connections and relations between the two areas. Well structured and expertly written, The Aesthetic Challenges of Human Resource Development is undoubtedly a valuable reference for students of human resource management, business and management, and aesthetics.