HRD standards and standardization: where now for human resource development?

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Permanent URL for this page:

Author: Anderson, Valerie


This paper examines standard-setting and standardization processes currently being undertaken in the human resources field and makes a 'call to action' for human resource development (HRD) scholars and practitioners to influence these developments. The paper provides a reflexive 'insider account' of HR standards development combining personal experience with theoretical perspectives; 'grey' and practitioner literatures; and secondary data sources. Drawing on scholarly literature sources, opportunities and dilemmas of standardization processes in the HR field are discussed. Grounded in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Quality; Research; Management

Keywords: Human resource development; Human resources; Best practice

Geographic subjects: United States; Great Britain; Europe; North America

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

Access item:

Request Item from NCVER
Publisher or alternative source

Also called: Human resource development standards and standardization: where now for human resource development?

Journal volume: 20

Journal number: 4

Journal date: August 2017

Pages: pp. 327-345

ISSN: 1367-8868, 1469-8374 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.320

Show Extra Info
QR Code for