The Cultural Context of Human Resource Development by C. HansenThe Cultural Context of Human Resource Development by C. Hansen

The Cultural Context of Human Resource Development

byC. HansenEditorY. Lee

Hardcover | May 21, 2009

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An insight into the understanding of human resource development (HRD) in various cultural contexts. This book looks at how culture shapes our expectations for what is appropriate in the workplace and aims to broaden the reader's knowledge of HRD by exploring the boundaries of existing theories.
Mª JESUS BELIZÓN is a research assistant in the Department of Managing People in Organizations at IESE Business School. KAY BUNCH is an instructor of management in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. SAUL CARLINER is an associate professor of educational technology at Concordia University in Mo...
Title:The Cultural Context of Human Resource DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:258 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.92 inPublished:May 21, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230551343

ISBN - 13:9780230551343


Table of Contents

List of figures List of tables Acknowledgements Preface Anthropology: A Foundation for Human Resource Management; G.N.McLean Go to the People: Using Emic Approaches for Cultural Understanding; W.Chang The Cross-Cultural Transfer of American Models and Myths to Germany and the Côte d`Ivoire; C.Hansen The Cultural Context of Human Resource Development Paradigms in South Africa; S.A.Lynham, F.M.Nafukho  & P.W.Cunningham Empowerment: A Practice Embedded in Cultural Contexts. A Comparison between the United States and France; S.Chevrier HRD in Austria: A Cultural Perspective of Management Development; A.Reichel, W.Mayrhofer  & K.Chudzikowski Malleability in Spain: The Influence of US HRD Models; J.Quintanilla, Mª.J.Belizón, L.Susaeta  & R.Sánchez-Mangas Asian Reversalism: An Alternative Approach to Career Development; Y.Lee  & C.Hanson The Cultural Context of Organizational Identity: How Belief Systems can Frames the Practice and Role of HRD; S.L.Margolis The Cultural Distinct Role of Human Resource Development in Non-Profit Organizations; A.Wilensky Culture Conflicts in Demonstrating the Value of HRD; S.Carliner The Influence of Organizational Culture on Training Effectiveness; K.Bunch When HR Practices and Organizational Culture Collide: A Performance Management Case Study; K.Magee The Link between Culture and Succession Planning; L.Fancher