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    0176798072

  • ISBN13

    9780176798079

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    8

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  • Publication Date

    Oct 15, 2018

  • Cover Type

    Paperback

  • ISBN10

    0176798072

  • ISBN13

    9780176798079

  • Edition

    8

  • Publisher

    N/A

  • Publication Date

    Oct 15, 2018

  • Cover Type

    Paperback

Managing Performance Through Training And Development
Saks, Alan
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Product Description In our world of increased global competition, economic challenges, changing technology, and demographic changes, organizations are continually challenged to think about their investment in training and development strategies. Managing Performance through Training and Development provides comprehensive and current coverage of training approaches in practice by successful organizations today. By investing in their employees and focusing on enhancing their knowledge, skills, and abilities, an organization can ensure both employee retention and long-term success. This title is part of the Nelson Series in Human Resources Management, a collection of 6 titles that are built with both students and HR professionals in mind. The titles in the series reflect the most recent research, use examples from Canadian companies, and have become known as valid and reliable resources in each of the functional areas. About the Author Alan M. Saks, PhD, is a Professor of Organiz...
Product Description In our world of increased global competition, economic challenges, changing technology, and demographic changes, organizations are continually challenged to think about their investment in training and development strategies. Managing Performance through Training and Development provides comprehensive and current coverage of training approaches in practice by successful organizations today. By investing in their employees and focusing on enhancing their knowledge, skills, and abilities, an organization can ensure both employee retention and long-term success. This title is part of the Nelson Series in Human Resources Management, a collection of 6 titles that are built with both students and HR professionals in mind. The titles in the series reflect the most recent research, use examples from Canadian companies, and have become known as valid and reliable resources in each of the functional areas. About the Author Alan M. Saks, PhD, is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HR Management at the University of Toronto, where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Management―UTSC, the Centre for Industrial Relations and HR, and the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management. Prior to joining the UofT, Professor Saks was a member of the Department of Management in the Faculty of Commerce and Administration at Concordia University and in the School of Administrative Studies at York University. Professor Saks earned his BA in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario, an MASc in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo, and a PhD in Organizational Behaviour and HR from the UofT. He conducts research in various areas in HR and organizational behaviour, including recruitment, job search, training, employee engagement, and the socialization and on-boarding of new employees. His research has been published in refereed journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review, and the International Journal of Training and Development as well as in professional journals such as the HR Professional Magazine, The Canadian Learning Journal, and the Canadian HR Reporter. In addition to this text, he is also the author of Research, Measurement and Evaluation of Human Resources, and co-author of Organizational Behaviour: Understanding and Managing Life at Work. Professor Saks is an associate editor of the Journal of Business and Psychology and is a member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Training and Development, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Management, Human Resource Development Review, Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, and the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. Educated at McGill University (BA 1969) and the Ohio State University (MA 1970, PhD 1973), Robert R. Haccoun is Professor of Psychology at the Université de Montréal. Prior to returning to academia in 1978, Professor Haccoun was a research scientist for Bell Canada in Montreal. He is a founding member and past president of the Industrial-Organizational Psychology section of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has led a number of research studies, mainly focused on training, absenteeism, and research methodology, and delivered papers at scientific conferences. His research articles are published in Canada in journals that include Canadian Psychologist, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, and the Canadian Journal of Administrative Studies. Internationally, his research is published in Personnel Psychology, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Organizational Behaviour, and Applied Psychology: An International Review. He has contributed chapters to several books, and his co-authored re
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