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ERIC Number: ED398368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
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Workforce Issues Facing HRD.
These four papers are from a symposium facilitated by Eugene Andette on work force issues facing human resources development (HRD) at the 1995 Academy of Human Resource Development conference. "Meaning Construction and Personal Transformation: Alternative Dimensions of Job Loss" (Terri A. Deems) reports a study conducted to explore the ways persons reconstruct their job loss experiences over time and how this construction manifests itself in terms of self-knowledge and change. "Earning a Living or Building a Life? Reinterpreting the Meaning of Work in the Practice of Workplace Education" (John M. Dirkx) explores the meaning of work as "right livelihood" and the implications of the idea that people live to work holds for workplace education. "An Examination of HRD Practitioners' Reasoning Regarding Ethical Dilemmas" (Kimberly S. McDonald) used focus group discussions to determine how HRD practitioners resolve ethical dilemmas; results indicated that the major factors influencing practitioners' reasoning including the corporate culture of the company in which they are employed and the context surrounding the ethical dilemma. "The Status of Intercultural Communication Training in Fortune 500 Industries" (Jean Rowe McFarland) showed that manufacturing sector organizations have a higher regard for intercultural communication training, have more international assignees, and are more likely to provide intercultural communication training than service sector organizations. (KC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: In: Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) Conference Proceedings (St. Louis, MO, March 2-5, 1995); see CE 070 958. For other conference symposia, see CE 070 959-981.