ERIC Number: ED334349
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Organizational Issues and Human Resource Development Research Questions. A Guide for Researchers in Human Resource Development.
Jacobs, Ronald L., Ed.
The nine papers in this monograph, written by members of the University Council for Research in Human Resource Development, respond to the following questions: What is the most important organizational issue of the 1990s, and what human resource development (HRD) research questions might be generated from this issue? The papers are as follows: (1) "Dealing with the Unknown" (Glenn E. Baker); (2) "Downsizing: The HRD Dilemma" (Walter A. Cameron, Gerald D. Cheek); (3) "HRD and Corporate Social Responsibility" (Neal Chalofsky); (4) "Organizational Learning" (Nancy M. Dixon); (5) "The Failure of Organizational Change" (Ronald L. Jacobs); (6) "Research Needs in International HRD" (Gary N. McLean); (7) "High-Risk Occupations: A Challenge for Change" (James E. Sage); (8) "Trust in the Workplace" (Richard A. Swanson); and (9) "Looking Ahead in HRD Professional Preparation" (Verna J. Willis). Several papers include extensive bibliographical references. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Responsibility, Corporate Education, Developmental Programs, Economic Development, Employer Employee Relationship, Industrial Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Labor Utilization, Organizational Change, Quality of Working Life, Research Needs
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University Council for Research in Human Resource Development, Columbus, OH.