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Chaudhuri, Sanghamitra – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
The advent of technology has drastically impacted the existing ecosystem of the organization so much so that it has resulted in increasing generation divide in the workforce. In order to effectively address this looming issue, many organizations are jumping into this bandwagon of implementing an inverted form of mentoring relationship called…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Mentors, Labor Force Development, Organizational Culture
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Bohonos, Jeremy W.; Otchere, Kimbery D.; Pak, Yoon K. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
Despite calls for research into how critical and social justice themes are taught in HRD programs (Byrd, 2015), the current literature tells us little about how future scholars and practitioners are being prepared to face workplace injustice. Recent curricular research examining published curriculum lists and course descriptions have reported no…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students, Graduate Study
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Misawa, Mitsunori; Andrews, Josie L.; Jenkins, Kathy M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
Bullying has been a serious social issue in contemporary society. Traditionally, bullying has been examined in various social contexts and different populations including academic, community, and workplace settings. In recent years, although there has been an increasing number of publications about women's experiences of harassment and sexual…
Descriptors: Females, Work Environment, Bullying, Social Problems
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Shuck, Brad; McDonald, Kim; Rocco, Tonette S.; Byrd, Marilyn; Dawes, Elliott – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
At the 2017 meeting of the Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Town Hall, four scholars discussed their diverse outlooks on the research and practice of career development in the Human Resource Development field. What follows in this curated collection of voices is a look into the perspective of each person who spoke at the 2017 Town Hall…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Career Development, Meetings, Phenomenology
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Hite, Linda M.; McDonald, Kimberly S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
This article focuses on how HRD research can better address some of the barriers to inclusive career development and secure employment. Beginning with the concept of decent work, we suggest expanding the scope of studies on workplace inequities, encouraging HRD to push further into disparities facing under-represented identity groups and including…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Career Development, Minority Groups, Educational Research
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Quinn, Floyd F. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Businesses can achieve competitive advantage and better productivity and performance by attracting and developing exceptional employees, by caring for and listening to stakeholders, and by avoiding financial and reputational damage due to unethical and illegal behaviors. As a profession, human resource development (HRD) engages in practices that…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Ethics, Work Ethic, Ethical Instruction
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Berrios, Julia A.; Nimon, Kim – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
The cloud-based research synthesis platform metaBUS is presented as a tool for human resource development research. A general overview of the meta-analysis tool metaBUS is provided. In addition, this article shows how metaBUS can be utilized for other research purposes such as a starting point for identifying keywords when conducting literature…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Labor Force Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Information Retrieval
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Williams, Sandra L.; Hurley, Mark N. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
In this second segment of HRD in a developing country situation, accelerated pressure for organizational growth is placed upon leaders by the international board of directors. This growth pressure is accompanied by new technology which can assist in growth accomplishment, but which demands further training and orientation of cross-cultural…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
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Pleasant, Stephanie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This essay explores the intersection of employee engagement and workplace diversity and inclusion. The current trend of organizations fusing these two concepts has provided motivation to examine the (dis)connection between theory and practice. This essay advances the perspectives of practitioners, as well as a critical framework used to discuss…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Employees, Job Training
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Mehdiabadi, Amir Hedayati; Seo, Gaeun; Huang, Wenhao David; Han, Seung-hyun Caleb – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
Human resource development is known to encapsulate a collection of social science disciplines including communications, psychology, and economics. Since these and other similar areas are the cornerstones of HRD, the changing nature of HRD demands constant reflections on the value and building blocks of contemporary HRD inquiries. This article…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Citation Analysis, Periodicals
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Williams, Sandra L. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
The practice of Human Resource Development (HRD) work often occurs in consulting opportunities at ongoing businesses, agencies and non-profit organizations. These are the spaces where human resources development (HRD) consultants hone their skills and affect change in work settings. Consultants in HRD utilize skills not only across the HRD field…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Consultants, Case Studies
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Campuzano, Mariela; Storberg-Walker, Julia; Werner, Jon M. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2017
This article begins a series on promoting research through social media. This opening article focuses on how and why two human resource development journals have expanded their social media activities. Particular attention is given to the intentionality behind creating and implementing a social media plan to bridge the traditional field of…
Descriptors: Research, Social Media, Human Resources, Periodicals
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Bennett, Jo; Grant, Natalie S. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
An ecomap is a social work data collection tool that is used to gather data about a participant's environment. Derived from Bronfenbrenner's ecological system theory, the ecomap can be used in adult education and human resource development to record information of in-and-out-of-work and learning experiences and show how these interactions support…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Data Collection, Research Tools
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Twyford, Devon; Alagaraja, Meera; Shuck, Brad – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2016
Small businesses provide economic infrastructure in which communities develop and thrive and, in the United States alone, currently represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms. However, many small businesses fail to thrive past the first two years of establishment. Of the reasons small businesses fail, limited or non-existent employee training…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Small Businesses, On the Job Training
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McGill, Craig M.; Collins, Joshua C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2015
Despite sexuality being a powerful source of emotional and physical experiences and learning, it remains underexplored as an area of interest and investigation in adult education and human resource development (HRD). Most work on sexuality in adult education and HRD has focused on learning, work experiences, discrimination, acceptance, and health…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Homosexuality, Adult Education, Human Resources
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