Human Resources and their Development is a component of Encyclopedia of Human Resources Policy, Development and Management in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.
The Theme on Human Resources and their Development provides the essential aspects and a myriad of issues of great relevance to our world such as: Human Resources and their Development; Major Issues in Human Resource Development; Elements of Planning Strategies for Human Resource Development; Human Life Systems, Diversity and Human Development; Human Development and Causes of Global Change; Consequences of Global Change for Human Resource Development.
These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.
Dr. Michael Marquardt is a Professor of Human Resource Development and Program Director of Overseas Programs at George Washington University. He also serves as President of Global Learning Associates, a premier consulting firm assisting corporations around the world to become successful global learning organizations. He has held a number of senior management, training and marketing positions with organizations such as Grolier, World Center for Development and Training, Association Management Inc., Overseas Education Fund, Trade Tec, and U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Dr. Marquardt has trained more than 45,000 managers in nearly 100 countries and since beginning his international experience in Spain in 1969 and Mike is the author of 14 books and over 50 professional articles in the fields of leadership, learning, globalization and organizational change including Building the Learning Organization (selected as Book of the Year by the Academy of HRD), The Global Advantage, Action Learning in Action, Global Leaders for the 21st Century, Global Human Resource Development, Technology-Based Learning, and Global Teams. He has been a keynote speaker at international conferences in Australia, Japan, England, Philippines, Malaysia, South Africa, Sweden, Singapore, and India as well as throughout North America