Studying Your Workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner

Studying Your Workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner by Alan Clardy

Title: Studying Your Workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner
Author: Alan Clardy
ISBN10: 0803973217
ISBN13: 978-0803973213
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (May 31, 1997)
Language: English
Subcategory: Management & Leadership
Size PDF: 1542 kb
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Pages: 155 pages
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Studying Your Workforce: Applied Research Methods and Tools for the Training and Development Practitioner by Alan Clardy


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By outlining the basic principles of research and tying them in with human resource

development (HRD) functions, this practical guidebook describes how to apply specific research methods to common HRD problems.

Topics covered include performance problem analysis, performance solutions

and assessing solution adequacy. Background sections on the theoretical and

research aspects of the methods are included, with examples drawn from

the field showing the approach used in practice. The book concludes with a

discussion of special issues including legal and ethical concerns, reporting

results, sample size and statistical analysis issues, and confidentiality and

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