Human resource development in the Asia Pacific: coverage, themes and contents

November 2004
Journal of World Business;Nov2004, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p308
Academic Journal
This article focuses on human resource development in the Asia Pacific. The use of human resources (HR) and HR management (HRM) systems, albeit they are varied, are an integral part of this area of HRD. These have implications for not only governments and policy makers, but also management and individuals. A range of HRD themes is covered in these articles. These include the role of a particular type of educational T&D the Master of Business Administration (MBA) (China); the competencies of HR practitioners (Hong Kong); the development of T&D policies by the state and firms (Japan); the formulation of an inclusive HRD framework of the three - government, organizations, individuals- 'social actors' (Korea), and finally the use of T&D programs and their impacts on human capital and employment (Taiwan).


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