Learning and Development: A Practical Introduction, 3rd Edition

  • 5h 7m
  • Rebecca Page-Tickell
  • Kogan Page
  • 2022

How can learning initiatives contribute to employee and organizational success? This is a practical introduction to the principles of designing and delivering effective training and L&D programmes.

Providing diagnostic tools, scenarios and case studies, Learning and Development demonstrates how to link learning to strategic business goals and explores both the benefits and complexities associated with L&D. This updated third edition features a new chapter on designing learning interventions, covering technology-led development and the impact of virtual learning. There is also guidance on making learning and development strategies accessible and inclusive for all employees, and information on metrics that can be used for measuring effectiveness.

Learning and Development features guidance in essential areas including identifying L&D needs, selecting the most appropriate types of intervention and the processes of measurement and evaluation. Online resources include extended case studies, an annotated literature review and self-evaluation tools.

HR Fundamentals is a series of succinct, practical guides featuring exercises, examples and case studies. They are ideal for students and those in the early stages of their HR careers.

About the Author

Rebecca Page-Tickell is Director of MBA programmes and Director of Education and Experience at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London, UK. A Principal Practitioner with the Association for Business Psychology, she has a particular expertise in self-managed learning and providing coaching to senior managers and directors. She previously held a number of senior L&D and HR management positions across a variety of industries and in multinational corporations.

In this Book

  • Defining Learning and Development
  • The Importance of Learning and Development
  • Learning and Development, Organization and Human Resource Management Strategy
  • How Learning and Development Works
  • How Do You Do It?
  • Design of Learning and Development Interventions
  • Planning and Action
  • Measurement
  • Conclusion
  • References