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Aesthetics and Human Resource Development: Connections, Concepts and Opportunities (Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development)

AESTHETICS AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: CONNECTIONS, CONCEPTS AND OPPORTUNITIES (ROUTLEDGE STUDIES IN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT)

by: Gibb, Stephen
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description The first book to look at both aesthetics and human resource development, this timely and original work investigates existing, as well as possible future, connections and relations between the two areas. Well structured and expertly written, The Aesthetic Challenges of Human Resource Development is undoubtedly a valuable reference for students of human resource management, business and management, and aesthetics. Review "Creativity has become a valued commodity in the business world, and in this volume Gibb (human resources managemen, U of Strathclyde, Scotland) considers the connection between human resource development and the creative class. Examining industries in the realms of science, engineering, design, arts, education, and music, he discusses theconcepts of aesthetic value systems, imagination, and beauty and relates these concepts to the practice of human resources development." -- Art Book News Annual, January 2007 About the Author Stephen Gibb is Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He researches and teaches HRD with a vision to explore how the subject can be made most vital by creating imaginative and compassionate analysis and action.

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Product Code: 9780415360975
ISBN: 0415360978
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2005-12-16
Number of Pages: 177 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 6.42 x 0.51 x 9.29 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds