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International Human Resource Development, 3rd Edition by John P Wilson

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International human resource development

JOHN P WILSON

The most valuable of all capital is that invested in human beings and of that capital the most precious part is the result of the care and influence of the mother. (ALFRED MARSHALL, 1890: VI. IV. 11)

Learning outcomes

When you have completed this chapter, you should be able to:

  • understand the differences and similarities between education, training, development and learning;
  • understand the nature of human resource development (HRD);
  • be familiar with the pyramid of HRD and the six main areas;
  • understand the broader considerations of international HRD;
  • understand the relationship between HRD and HRM;
  • understand the importance of human capital.

Introduction

The field of international ...

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