The definitive guide to human resource development. Reflecting the changing role of training and learning, this detailed text is the ideal handbook for all professional trainers and HRD professionals. Clearly structured with detailed sections covering each aspect of the training cycle, the book also includes a section on managing the HRD function. Individual chapters cover such specific topics as: ? The adult learner? The reflective practitioner? IT and training? Flexible learning, and? Costing and auditing the HRD function.Readership: Trainers, HR managers, line managers responsible for training, students of postgraduate courses in the subject.