ERIC Number: ED474325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
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HRD Future and Trends. Symposium.
This document contains three papers from a symposium on the future of human resource development (HRD) and trends in HRD. "Searching for the Future of Human Resource Development" (Wendy E.A. Ruona, Susan A. Lynham, Tom Chermack) reports on a survey of 55 HRD and HRD-related practitioners and academics that examined trends in the HRD profession, identified variables and challenges that are likely to affect the profession in the coming 15-20 years, and documented HRD professionals' concerns regarding HRD's role, identity, credibility, value, and impact in the changing workplace. "The Dynamics of the HRD Profession in the Netherlands" (Wim J. Nijhof) compares the findings of surveys of the HRD profession in the Netherlands that were conducted in 1993 and 1999 and concludes that, in the Netherlands, the HRD profession remains largely defined as a classical or typical type of trainer. "Current HRD Trends in the Netherlands: Conceptualization and Practices" (Kitty Kwakman, Beatrice van der Heijden, Jan Streumer, Ida Wognum, Simone van Zolingen) examines HRD developments outside working organizations, inside working organizations, and within the domain of HRD and demonstrates that not all developments within the HRD domain are of equal importance within specific organizations in the same time period. All three papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Comparative Analysis, Competence, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Human Resources, Intellectual Disciplines, Labor Force Development, Literature Reviews, Occupational Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Relevance (Education), Teacher Role, Trainers, Training, Training Methods, Trend Analysis, Work Environment
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers: Human Resources Professionals; Netherlands; United States
Note: In: Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) Conference Proceedings (Honolulu, Hawaii, February 27-March 3, 2002); see CE 084 635.