Learning, training and development: creating in the future?

Sarah Gilmore

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


After reading this chapter, you should be able to: i) understand the organisational and economic need for skills - what they consist of, and how they affect the HRD function and its activities ii) identify where responsibility for HRD lies, and outline why that is contested iii) understand the systematic training cycle, and evaluate its contribution and shortcomings iv) consider historical and contemporary approaches to the evaluation of learning within the context of the training cycle and the concerns about the value-added of training and development activity
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManaging and leading people
EditorsCharlotte Rayner, D. Adam-Smith
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherChartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)184398217x
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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