Key Notes & Publications

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ANNOUNCEMENT - Medical Research Article Based on Xpert Mapping™ with an Expert Physician Panel

Anesthesia for Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation: Perspectives from the Clinical Experience of a US Panel of Physicians. 

March 2018. PACE (Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018;41:807–816) 

Dr. McClernon is a co-author with a prestigious panel of anesthesiology and electrophysiology experts.

Michael K. Essandoh MD, George E. Mark MD, Johan D. Aasbo DO, Charles A. Joyner MD, Saumya Sharma MD, Beningo F. Decena MD, Emile G. Daoud MD, Eric D. Bolin MD, Raul Weiss MD, Martin C. Burke DO, Timothy R. McClernon PhD, Michael R. Gold MD, PhD


HRD Chautauqua at the University of Minnesota (Feb, 2010) Panel Member: Global Leadership in the Private Sector.

McClernon, T. R. (November, 2006). “Rivals to Systematic Training.” Advances in Developing Human Resources (v8n4). Presented at the 2007 Academy of HRD Conference.

McClernon, T. R. & Richard Torroco, Professor and Head of the Department of Human Resource, University of Nebraska (April 2003). Panelist on “Building an Inclusive Model for Integrating Learning and Work” for the Practice-Oriented Education conference sponsored by Northeastern University, Boston.

McClernon, T. R. & Ron Jacobs, Ph.D., Professor and Head of the Department of Human and Community Resource Development at Ohio State (February/March 2003). “Building Practitioner/Research Partnerships.” Introductory Presentation at the International Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Minneapolis.

McClernon, T. R (2001, Fall). Book Review: Executive Coaching: Developing Managerial Wisdom in a World of Chaos by R. R. Kilberg. Human Resource Development Quarterly.

McClernon, T. R., Lex Dilworth, & John Redding (September, 2000). "No Respect: Bridging the Gap Between HRD Practitioners and Senior Management.” A “What Works” Report published by ASTD.

McClernon, T. R. & Candice Phelan [Director, Learning Strategies & Processes, Lockheed Corporation] (2000, March). “No Respect? Proven Solutions to Boost Credibility with Top Management.” Presentation for the International American Society for Training and Development 2000 Conference. Also created as a website and chat room topic ( and published in the premier issues of the “What Works” series, 4th Quarter, 1999. Also presented with Lex Dilwork at Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference.

McClernon, T. R & David Burns (1999, Summer). Book Review of Corporate Creativity by A.G. Robinson & S. Stern. Human Resource Development Quarterly.

Hixon, J. A. & T. R. McClernon (March, 1999). "Status of Human Resource Development Research Literature in 1997." Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Proceedings.

We demonstrate that the overall rate of publication of HRD articles in journals from a broad cross-section of related fields has increased and measurable shifts have occurred in the types of studies being conducted and methodologies being used.

McClernon, T.R. and Swanson, R.A. (1997). “Redefining Human Resource Development’s Role in the Corporation: A Case Study on Becoming a World-Class Business Partner.” Lead chapter in Leading Organizational Change Casebook edited by E. F. Holton and R. A. Swanson.  Alexandria, VA:  ASTD Press.

McClernon, T.R. and Arnold, D.A. (1997). Development of an Integrative Job Analysis Model in R. Torraco (Ed.), Academy of Human Resource Development 1997 Conference Proceedings. Austin TX: AHRD.

McClernon, T. R. and Swanson, R. A. (1996). Company View of Partnership Research. Keynote Speech for the international association of researchers and scholarly practitioners attending the Academy of Human Resource Development 1996 Conference.

Performance is the Key:  Starting With the End in Mind (1996). Keynote Speech for Performance-Based Multimedia Training Programs Conference sponsored by International Communications for Management (ICM).

McClernon, T. R. and Swanson, R. A.  (1996). Partnership Journey From Satisfaction to Performance:  Human Resource Development Becomes a World-Class Business Partner. Academy of Human Resource Development 1996 Conference Proceedings.

Swanson, R. A. and McClernon, T. R. (1996). Performance-Learning-Satisfaction Evaluation System:  Sales Communication Case Study. Academy of Human Resource Development 1996 Conference Proceedings.

Passmore, D. L. and McClernon, T. R. (1996). Computer-Based Instruction Adoption Decision Tools. Academy of Human Resource Development 1996 Conference Proceedings.           

McClernon, T. R. (1996). Beyond Competencies:  Building a Foundation for a Performance-Based Human Resource Development System.  White paper.

McClernon, T. R. and Swanson, R. A. (Spring, 1995). Team Building: An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Computer-Based and Facilitator-Based Interventions on Work Groups. Human Resource Development Quarterly.   Also reprinted as a chapter in a book by D. Russ-Eft, H. Preskill, and C. Sleezer called Human Resource Development Review:  Research and Implications (1996, Sage Publications).  Abstracted in a chapter called “What Are Some Specific Examples of Excellent Research” in a book edited by Richard A. Swanson and Elwood R. Holton III called HRD Practitioner Research Handbook: A Scholar’s Response to Practitioner Questioners (1996, Academy of HRD and American Society for Training and Development).

McClernon, T. R. (l992). Effects of Computer-Based Support on Team Building with Management and Work Groups. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota.

McClernon, T. R. (1991). “100% Participation:  Key to Team Effectiveness"  (Chapter). Innovative Meeting Management, R. A. Swanson & B. O. Knapp, editors. Publisher: 3M Meeting Management Institute, Austin, TX.

McClernon, T. R. (1989). How to Buy Training, MA project thesis published as a book by the Human Resource Development Research Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.



Preface Acknowledgement: Dent, Stephen (1999). Partnering Intelligence: Creating Value for Your Business by Building Strong Alliances. Davies-Black Publishing: Chicago.

Featured Case Study Throughout Book: Swanson, R. & E. Holtan (1999). Results: How to Assess Performance, Learning and Perceptions in Organizations. Berrett-Koehler: San Francisco.