A review of the Ninth International Conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development (Asia Chapter) in Shanghai, China: Workplace learning and sustainable development for individual, organization and society

Jessica Li, Jian Huang

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Abstract

This paper provides a review of the Ninth International Conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development (Asia Chapter) that took place in Shanghai, China on 11–14 November 2010. In addition to providing a brief review of the pre-conference workshops and keynote addresses, this paper presents the outcomes of the conference using four main themes: (1) corporate training; (2) the development of key personnel; (3) career development and work-life balance; and (4) organizational learning and learning organization. In conclusion, the authors share their thoughts on the contributions of international conferences to the field of human resource development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)493-502
Number of pages10
JournalHuman Resource Development International
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2011

Keywords

  • AHRD conference
  • Career development
  • China
  • Corporate training
  • Human resource development
  • Learning organization
  • Organizational learning
  • Workplace learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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