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Training in Organizations: Needs Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (with InfoTrac)

 
 
 
 
Training in Organizations: Needs Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (with InfoTrac)
Author: Irwin L. Goldstein - Kevin Ford
ISBN 13: 9780534345549
ISBN 10: 534345549
Edition: 4
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2001-06-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $169.95
 
 

In this extensive revision of his best-selling text, Irwin Goldstein, a leader in the training field, teams up with Kevin Ford, well-known for his work in "the learning organization," to provide readers with a framework for examining and establishing viable training programs in education, business, and government. Capturing the excitement of training research and systems issues, the author discusses training as it occurs in real organizations. Part I focuses on societal training issues, how organizations co

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A text for undergraduate and graduate students, offering a framework for examining and establishing effective training programs in education, business, and government. Part I emphasizes the needs assessment and learning processes that form the foundation for training programs in organizations, and Part II focuses on the evaluation process. Part III provides information about instructional and training delivery approaches. This fourth edition adds new material on the use of computer technology and the Web to conduct training, and covers contemporary issues such as changes in demographics. Goldstein and Ford teach psychology at the U. of Maryland and Michigan State U. respectively. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)