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ERIC Number: EJ1028711
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-1939-4225
Human Performance Technology and HRD
Carliner, Saul
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v26 n1 p33-41 Win 2014
Performance--the achievement of results--is central to definitions of HRD. Performance Technology (HPT) refers to a systematic methodology for developing performance in individuals and organizations. Through a systematic process, HPT explores issues at the organizational, unit, and individual level, and with skills and knowledge, resources, and motivation. perceive several advantages of HPT: an explanation of why training alone often fails to achieve the intended results, a systematic approach, a scientific foundation and emphasis on empirical data, and the promise of more enriching jobs. reality is more nuanced: too much similarity between the HPT and instructional systems design models, a continued over-reliance on training; a lack of actual empirical evidence to support it; and its failure to actually provide more. continues to influence HRD, but perhaps HRD represents a more evolved approach.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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