Critical Uncertainties Confronting Human Resource Development

Thomas J. Chermack, Susan A. Lynham, Wendy E. A. Ruona
2003 Advances in Developing Human Resources  
The problem and the solution. Human resource development (HRD) is influenced by trends in other disciplines, demographics, politics, technology, and a number of other domains. To gain insight about the future, those trends can be assessed and sorted into categories. The intent of this article is to present the trends that are deemed the most uncertain and have the highest potential impact on the discipline of HRD. Furthermore, this article examines what we can learn from considering the
more » ... ions of such trends, how our thinking might change from what we learn, and what decisions we might make differently as a result of having considered them.
doi:10.1177/1523422303254628 fatcat:75fsziwtvvaffdn6icxum75z6e