Reviewing the contributions, four metaperspectives on HRD are proposed: language, community/ societal, system, and psychological. Each suggests a particular conception of HRD and some implications of each metaperspective for theory and practice are presented. Academics and practitioners are challenged to incorporate multiperspectival views into theory,method, and practice.
- HRD metaperspectives
McGuire, D., Garavan, T. N., O'Donnell, D., & Watson, S. (2007). Metaperspectives and HRD: Lessons for research and practice. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 9, 120-140. https://doi.org/10.1177/1523422306294500