By outlining the basic principles of research and tying them in with human resource development (HRD) functions, this practical guidebook describes how to apply specific research methods to common HRD problems. Topics covered include performance problem analysis, performance solutions and assessing solution adequacy. Background sections on the theoretical and research aspects of the methods are included, with examples drawn from the field showing the approach used in practice. The book concludes with a discussion of special issues including legal and ethical concerns, reporting results, sample size and statistical analysis issues, and confidentiality and privacTABLE 2.1 Table of Specifications (in Percentages) for Learning Achievement, Test for Employment Selection Training Employment Interviewing Company Laws Techniques Policies Subtotal Comprehension 25 10 10 50 Application O 30 ... Select the item format to be used: true/false, multiple choice, matching items , fill-in-the-blank, short-answer, or essay ... answer certain questions, should also be readied (Rosenberg aamp; Smitley, 1983), along with a separate answer sheet, if needed.
|Title||:||Studying Your Workforce|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 1997-05-29|