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|R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year Award|
The R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year Award is presented to the author(s) of a Human Resource Development book which is identified as outstanding in advancing the theory and/or practice of the profession.
Chair: Joshua C. Collins
Submission Due Date: Wednesday, November 1 at 5:00pm Eastern time. There will be no extensions on the submission deadline this year.
Award Decisions to the Office: All awards winners are due back to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, December 18 at 5:00pm Eastern time.
The Academy of Human Development may award the R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year Award to that book which is found to make a most significant contribution to the field of HRD in a given year. Books submitted for consideration must focus on human resource development, organization development, personnel training and/or development, or more specific areas of HRD. The Award is inclusive of both print and electronic books (eBooks).
Books should be grounded in a sound foundation of theory and/or research, address a topic of timely importance, suggest new thinking about a topic, and/or challenge current values, beliefs, and assumptions. Past award winners include books that have been:
Nominated books for 2015 must be published between November 1, 2015 and November 1, 2016. Books may be nominated by the author(s), academy members, publishing house, colleague(s), or a third-party.
Authors, academy members, publishers, or a third-party may nominate books by providing the following in the nomination:
The publisher or author must mail seven (7) non-returnable copies of a printed nominated book to the AHRD office at 1000 Westgate Drive, Suite 252, St. Paul, MN 55114 by the deadline.
Due to the number and variety of e-Book formats available, the seven electronic submissions must be provided by the publisher in a format which imposes no costs or other burdens upon the set of reviewers who will be considering them for the award or upon the Academy of Human Resource Development.
Dependent on the nominations for any given year, the Committee may choose to award more than one Book of the Year per cycle. Given the high criterion-based standards implicit in this award however there is no guarantee that this award will be given each year.
The winner for 2017 will be announced at the 2018 Conference in the Americas.
On the Nature of Human Resource Development
Realising Critical HRD: Stories of Reflecting, Voicing, and Enacting Critical Practice
Human Interactions, Processes, and Contexts: Reflections on the Past and Envisioning the Future
Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice
Valuing People and Technology in the Workplace
Small Group facilitation: Improving Process and Performance in Groups and Teams
2009Handbook of Workplace Assessment
2008Performance Management: Putting Research into Action
2007Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts, 2nd edition
2006Handbook of Organization Development
Organization Development: Principles, Processes, Performance
Research in Organizations: Foundations and Methods of Inquiry
Leveraging the New Human Capital: Adaptive Strategies, Results Achieved, and Stories of Transformation
The Strategic Development of Talent: Framework for Using Talent to Support Your Organizational Strategy
Foundations of Human Resource Development
Ethics in HRD: A New Approach to Leading Responsible Organizations
Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change: An Introduction to Strategic HRD
Strategic Human Resource Development
Evaluation Inquiry for Learning in Organizations
Corporate Creativity: How Innovation and Improvement Actually Happens
Building the Learning Organization