Virtual Human Resource Development: Definitions, Challenges, and Opportunities
The purpose of this article is to promote knowledge and understanding about the concept and utility of Virtual Human Resource Development (VHRD) for both research and practice in Human Resource Development (HRD). This article begins with a brief history of VHRD, defines VHRD, and then presents an appendix that summarizes key insights from 36 VHRD peer-reviewed publications located across five academic journals and 52 authors associated with this line of inquiry. The article then discusses challenges and opportunities associated with VHRD as a result of this summary which may be insightful for researchers and practitioners. It concludes by considering the implications of VHRD along with offering directions for future research in the VHRD space.
Date of publication
McWhorter, R. R. (2023). Virtual Human Resource Development: Definitions, Challenges, and Opportunities. Human Resource Development Review, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/15344843231188820