Practice in and perceptions of HRD: do we need an aesthetic perspective?

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If an aesthetic perspective on practise in and perceptions of HRD is possible what form that might take? The concepts of IAV and EAV are introduced to expand upon this. What can be termed a utilitarian aesthetic is dominant in informing the IAV of practise in and perceptions of HRD. Both challenging this, and developing an EAV perspective on HRD. The implications of these for HRD are considered.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventAHRD Annual Conference - Austin, Austin, United States
Duration: 3 Mar 20047 Mar 2004


ConferenceAHRD Annual Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States


  • Aesthetics
  • Creativity
  • Imagination


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