Want to start reading immediately? Get a FREE ebook with your print copy when you select the "bundle" option. T+Cs apply.
Learning and Development
A Practical Introduction
FREE UK and US delivery
About the book
How can learning initiatives contribute to employee and organizational success? This is a practical introduction to the principles of designing and delivering effective training and L&D programmes.
Providing diagnostic tools, scenarios and case studies, Learning and Development demonstrates how to link learning to strategic business goals and explores both the benefits and complexities associated with L&D. This updated third edition features a new chapter on designing learning interventions, covering technology-led development and the impact of virtual learning. There is also guidance on making learning and development strategies accessible and inclusive for all employees, and information on metrics that can be used for measuring effectiveness.
Learning and Development features guidance in essential areas including identifying L&D needs, selecting the most appropriate types of intervention and the processes of measurement and evaluation. Online resources include extended case studies, an annotated literature review and self-evaluation tools.
HR Fundamentals is a series of succinct, practical guides featuring exercises, examples and case studies. They are ideal for students and those in the early stages of their HR careers.
About the authors
- This is a highly accessible and practical guide for learning and development in the workplace. The text is suitable for those seeking a strong grounding in the principles and practicalities of learning and development. Institutional and organizational context is foregrounded to provide a realistic assessment of the role and value of learning and development in organizations today.
- Dr Elaine Yerby, Senior lecturer in HRM, University of Essex, LSE teaching Fellow