Development: Learning for Innovation and Productivity, Fifth Edition covers adult learning
theories, human resource development and knowledge management while presenting
a number of unique models, e.g. the Hierarchy of Learning Outcomes, the
Interview Pattern, Holistic Adult Learning and Knowledge Management. In
addition, it has a 19-page case study which is referenced in two ways—text body
to case study and case study to text body.
This fifth edition
includes: a new chapter on Continuing Education and Training, and updated
references. The key models that have been so popular with readers have been
updated and continue to provide a strong guiding theme in the existing
Brian Delahaye and Sarojni Choi
About the book
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 – Introduction to HRD
Chapter 2 – Continuing education and training
Chapter 3 – Adult learning
Chapter 4 – Individual differences in adult learning
Chapter 5 – An overview of HRD needs investigation
Chapter 6 – Performance appraisal and career development
Chapter 7 – Interviewing and focus groups
Chapter 8 – Design – the two main considerations
Chapter 9 – Other design considerations
Chapter 10 – Implementing the structured learning strategies
Chapter 11 – Implementing the unstructured learning strategies
Chapter 12 – Evaluation
Chapter 13 – Workplace learning
Chapter 14 – Creating and embedding knowledge
Chapter 15 – The management of knowledge
About the authors
Brian Delahaye commenced as an academic in 1982 with the School of Management at the Queensland University of Technology, lecturing in training and development, human resource management and strategic management, and eventually became the Associate Professor for Adult and Workplace Learning in the School of Learning and Professional Studies, a position he held until 2010.
During his time as an academic, Brian consulted widely with commercial, government and volunteer organisations on workplace learning, developing trainers, management development, managing change and managing knowledge. In his research, Brian focused on self-directed learning, management of knowledge and, more recently, on older learners and work integrated learning. He has published over 50 refereed journal articles and book chapters and has written numerous textbooks and monographs.
Sarojni Choy is Associate Professor, Adult and Vocational Education, in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. Her teaching areas include: vocational education and training, workplace learning, and contemporary issues in adult education. Sarojni is the convenor of the Master of Training and Development program in Singapore and is also engaged in collaborative studies on workplace learning with colleagues from Switzerland and Sweden.
Sarojni's research expertise is grounded in the fields of adult and youth learning, and vocational education and training. Her research interests are mainly in improving learning in the workplace through employment-based training, in continuing professional education and training, and in developing novice researchers. She has published a number of books and book chapters in the field, as well as numerous academic articles in leading peer reviewed journals.