Title: The importance of self-directed learning for human resource development: an introduction
Authors: Lars W. Mitlacher
Addresses: Department of HRM, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Halle-Wittenberg, 06099 Halle, Germany
Abstract: The article deals with the development of self-directed learning and discusses the Self-directed Learning Readiness Scale (SDLRS) as an instrument that is widely used to measure the readiness for self-directed learning. Additionally, the article provides an overview of the papers included in the special issue.
Keywords: self-directed learning; SDL readiness; human resource development; HRD.
International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, 2008 Vol.8 No.4, pp.289 - 292
Published online: 16 Jul 2008 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article