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High-end HRD: The Civil Defense Academy of Singapore

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posted on 15.05.2019, 00:00 authored by MT Ang, Peter HosiePeter Hosie
Substantial increases in global terrorism, major criminal activities, and natural disasters have highlighted the need for organisations to prepare for and manage crises. Consequently, organisations are now compelled to adopt human capital building initiatives that utilise high-end human resource development (HRD) to provide a safe working environment and to protect the interests of society and business. A world class training facility, the Civil Defence Academy of Singapore, which provides realistic and premium quality simulated learning experiences to respond to and manage crises, is featured, The philosophy and practices informing this approach represent a unique way of powering the human capital required to deal with crises in the Asia Pacific and internationally, Crisis response and management principles developed through well conceived and executed HRD are discussed. These are fundamental to prepare for the protection of human and organisational assets.

History

Editor

Pearson C

Volume

14

Issue

1

Start Page

70

End Page

111

Number of Pages

42

Start Date

29/05/2006

Finish Date

01/06/2006

ISSN

0218-5180

Location

Singapore

Publisher

Curtin University of Technology

Place of Publication

Bentley, WA

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

Research and Practice in Human Resource Management