Characteristics explaining HRD effectiveness

A.A.M. (Ida) Wognum, Bernard P. Veldkamp, Wendy E. Ankersmit, J. Annechien van de Lagemaat

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Abstract

Data from seven surveys were analyzed to identify characteristics that have an impact on the effectiveness of HRD programs. Results indicate, that setting specific HRD objectives promotes HRD effectiveness more than the setting of general objectives, HRD people are more positive about HRD effectiveness than managers and personnel officers, in-company programs are less effective than individual ones, and that programs in the field of languages are perceived as more effective that programs in the field of management, communication, and commerce.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAHRD 2002 Conference Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationFebruary 27 - March 3, 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii
EditorsT. Marshall Egan, Susan A. Lynham
Place of PublicationBowling Green, OH
PublisherAcademy of Human Resource Development
Pages418-425
Publication statusPublished - 2002
EventAcademy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference 2002 - Honolulu, United States
Duration: 27 Feb 20023 Mar 2002

Conference

ConferenceAcademy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference 2002
Abbreviated titleAHRD
CountryUnited States
CityHonolulu
Period27/02/023/03/02

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Keywords

  • IR-97009
  • METIS-209675

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Wognum, A. A. M. I., Veldkamp, B. P., Ankersmit, W. E., & van de Lagemaat, J. A. (2002). Characteristics explaining HRD effectiveness. In T. M. Egan, & S. A. Lynham (Eds.), AHRD 2002 Conference Proceedings: February 27 - March 3, 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii (pp. 418-425). [17-2] Bowling Green, OH: Academy of Human Resource Development.