TITLE

Macro and micro approaches in human resource development: context and content in South Korea

AUTHOR(S)
Bae, Johngseok; Rowley, Chris
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Journal of World Business;Nov2004, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p349
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this paper we examine human resource development (HRD) at various levels and in different dimensions. We develop a framework to locate the context and outcomes of HRD. Using South Korea as an example, we analyze the importance of human resources (Hit) and HRD, providing some macro and micro empirical evidence, such as expenditure in the area of training and development (T&D) over time in various aspects. We also develop hypotheses regarding the relationship of spending on T&D. This is both organizational (e.g., product differentiation, learning culture) and HR (e.g., employee empowerment, long-term worker attachment to companies) aspects. The implications for business and management of developments in each of these areas are also spelt out.
ACCESSION #
15284051

 

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