On the Nature of Human Resource Development: Holistic Agency by Monica Lee

By Monica Lee

The nature of human source improvement (HRD) has been, and is still, a contested subject – the talk used to be sparked partially via Monica Lee’s seminal 2001 paper which refused to outline the self-discipline of HRD, yet has been accentuated via expanding globalization, political unrest, inequality and the erosion of barriers. may still HRD now be noticeable as greater than ‘training,’ or a sub-function of enormous western forms? This publication represents a really broad view of HRD: that it truly is on the center of our ‘selves’ and our relations, and that we always co-create ourselves, our agencies and societies. those rules are hung upon a version of Holistic employer, and supported from assets as different as evolutionary psychology, technology fiction, the demanding situations of transitional economies, and the structural uncertainties of up to date society. reading the tensions among self and different, organization and constitution, the ebook attracts proposal from an almost-autoethnographic technique. This yields a textual content that's own, exciting, and more uncomplicated to learn than many educational tomes – but considers the intensity and improvement of the human situation, and locates HRD inside of that.

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