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Personal perspective: The language of HRD: 2012 AHRD Conference reflection

Antoinette C. Jenkins (Department of Human and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA)

South Asian Journal of Global Business Research

ISSN: 2045-4457

Article publication date: 17 August 2012

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to share a personal perspective on the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) International Research Conference in the Americas held in Denver, Colorado. It explores the author's reflection on her experiences attending AHRD conference sessions related to companies based in India.

Design/methodology/approach

The author's reflection was based on participant observations from a constructionist perspective.

Findings

This paper argued that attending AHRD conference sessions related to South Asia enhanced the author's worldview.

Originality/value

This paper offers the personal perspective of an American doctoral student based on her observations as an attendee of AHRD conference sessions focused on business issues in South Asia.

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Citation

Jenkins, A.C. (2012), "Personal perspective: The language of HRD: 2012 AHRD Conference reflection", South Asian Journal of Global Business Research, Vol. 1 No. 2, pp. 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1108/20454451211252723

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2012, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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