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Human Resource Development Research Handbook

Human Resource Development Research Handbook - 97 edition

Human Resource Development Research Handbook - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9781881052685

ISBN10: 1881052680

Human Resource Development Research Handbook by Richard A. Swanson and Elwood F. Holton - ISBN 9781881052685
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Published: 1997
International: No
Human Resource Development Research Handbook by Richard A. Swanson and Elwood F. Holton - ISBN 9781881052685

ISBN13: 9781881052685

ISBN10: 1881052680

Summary

The first book to explain the value, purposes, methods, and processes of HRD research in clear, simple language, the Human Resource Development Research Handbook gives practitioners the tools they need to stay on the leading edge of the profession.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: Practical Importance of Research

HRD Research: Don't Go to Work Without It! Richard A. Swanson, University of Minnesota
How Research Contributes to the HRD Value Chain, Michael P. Leimbach, Wilson Learning Corporation, and Timothy T. Baldwin, University of Indiana
HRD Partnerships for Integrating Research and Practice, Ronald L. Jacobs, Ohio State University

Part II: Ways of Doing Practical Research

Quantitative Research Methods, Elwood F. Holton, III, Louisiana State University, and Michael F. Burnett, Louisiana State University
Qualitative Research Methods, Barbara L. Swanson, Swanson & Associates; Karen E. Watkins, University of Georgia; and Victoria J. Marsick, Columbia
University
Theory-Building Research Methods, Richard J. Torraco, University of Nebraska
Case Study Research Methods, Victoria J. Marsick, Columbia University, and Karen E. Watkins, University of Georgia

Part III: Getting Started on Research

Finding and Using HRD Research, Catherine M. Sleezer, Oklahoma State University, and James M. Sleezer, Oklahoma State University
Examples of Excellent Research, Gary N. McLean, University of Minnesota, and Darlene Russ-Eft, Zenger Miller
Ways of Seeing: Disciplinary Bases of Research in HRD, David L. Passmore, Pennsylvania State University