Strategic Value Contribution Role of HR

In the face of climate change and unaccountable corporations, consumers are increasingly vocal about their desire to support transparent companies that actively fight for social justice and offer eco-friendly products and alternatives to conventional items. In response, more brands are demonstrating accountability. Some of the fastest growing businesses are those in the natural product category, … Continue reading Strategic Value Contribution Role of HR

Creative Problem Solving Training: What Works?

[We're pleased to welcome David Vernon of Cantebury Christ Church University. David recently published an article in Human Resource Development Review entitled "An Evidence-Based Review of Creative Problem Solving Tools: A Practitioner's Resource" with co-authors Ian Hocking and Tresoi C. Tyler.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? My colleague, Dr Ian Hocking, … Continue reading Creative Problem Solving Training: What Works?

New Podcast: Tomika Greer on Using HRD to Support Repatriates

In the latest podcast from Human Resource Development Review, Tomika Greer of University of Houston discusses the article she co-authored with Alexandra Stiles of Shell Oil Company, entitled "Using HRD to Support Repatriates: A Framework for Creating an Organization Development Strategy for Repatriation," which was recently published in the March 2016 issue of Human Resource Development Review. … Continue reading New Podcast: Tomika Greer on Using HRD to Support Repatriates

A New Method for Judging the Quality of Experiential Learning

[We're pleased to welcome Makoto Matsuo of Hokkaido University. Dr. Matsuo recently published an article entitled, "A Framework for Facilitating Experiential Learning," in the December 2015 issue of Human Resource Development Review.] What inspired you to be interested in this topic? Kolb’s (1984) Experiential Learning Model has been very popular and widely used in various … Continue reading A New Method for Judging the Quality of Experiential Learning

Throwback Thursday: How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

[In honor of #ThrowbackThursday, we're pleased to bring you one of our most read posts on Human Resource Development Review's article “HRD and HRM Perspectives on Organizational Performance: A Review of Literature.”] Managers rely upon HR departments for services such as recruitment, payroll, and employee relations, but experts have found that HR plays a much … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

Special Issue on Coaching and HRD from Advances in Developing Human Resources

In the mid 1990's, MIT sponsored a study of its employees to find out how to improve their managerial performance and discovered that coaching was a successful mechanism for building a sense of society between workers and managers. Today, according to the 2013 Executive Coaching Survey, while most CEO's would like to receive outside leadership … Continue reading Special Issue on Coaching and HRD from Advances in Developing Human Resources

Life Is Different For Engaged Employees

Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Professor Brad Shuck of the University of Louisville. His paper "Employee Engagement and Well-Being: A Moderation Model and Implications for Practice," co-authored by Professor Thomas G. Reio Jr. of Florida International University, is forthcoming in the Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies and now available in OnlineFirst. The … Continue reading Life Is Different For Engaged Employees

Top Five: Human Resource Development

Get access to important findings on organizational change and HRD, leadership and employee engagement, and more by reading the current top five most-read articles in Human Resource Development Review. These papers are free to access through July 28 using the links below. Please share and enjoy! Richard J. Torraco Writing Integrative Literature Reviews: Guidelines and … Continue reading Top Five: Human Resource Development

How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

Managers rely upon HR departments for services such as recruitment, payroll, and employee relations, but experts have found that HR plays a much more significant role in organizations. To explore this role, Meera Alagaraja of the University of Louisville published "HRD and HRM Perspectives on Organizational Performance: A Review of Literature" in the Human Resource … Continue reading How HR Impacts Organizational Performance

Gender and Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Kathryn Thory of Strathclyde University Business School in Glasgow, Scotland published "A Gendered Analysis of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Issues and Concerns for Human Resource Development" in the Human Resource Development Review June 2013 issue. The abstract: Drawing on a sociological analysis considering gender, this article explores how emotional intelligence (EI) abilities are socially … Continue reading Gender and Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace