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3481. 

Riding the Tiger: Leading Through Learning in Turbulent Times

Riding the Tiger: Leading Through Learning in Turbulent Times

By: ; Ed Cohen

Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2010

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Leadership in Crisis—no one has lived this more than Satyam Computer Services of India. From Reuter's: 'India's Satyam Computer faces a crisis of "unimaginable proportions", its interim chief executive said a day after the chairman revealed profits had been falsely inflated for years. Chairman Raju resigned in India's biggest corporate scandal in memory, after saying that about $1 billion, or 94 percent of the cash and bank balances on the company's books at year end-September did not exist. The company's shares plunged nearly 80 percent.' How to recover? So began the journey toward a...

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Coaching Up and Down the Generations

Coaching Up and Down the Generations

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2010

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Presents the fundamentals of coaching, including topics such as push versus pull coaching, acting as a catalyst, learning how to listen, and providing accountability and structure in a fun and breezy style. Because communication is a central feature of coaching, this book focuses on the opportunities and challenges presented by a workforce characterized by multiple generations. Haneberg provides an entertaining overview of how differently the generations experienced their formative years and how these differences affected the ways they think and express themselves. The book explains how to...

3483. 

Evidence-Based Training Methods: A Guide for Training Professionals

Evidence-Based Training Methods: A Guide for Training Professionals

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2010

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Trainers, instructional designers, e-learning professionals, and the entire cadre of Workplace Learning & Performance practitioners are busy working to meet tight deadlines, shrinking budgets, and increasing demands for top results. Relying on more than 20 years in the profession as well as a growing body of research, respected training practitioner and author, Ruth Colvin Clark has brought together evidence about learning—evidence that has been accessed, interpreted, and now disseminated in this brand-new title just for training professionals. Here are solutions to pressing questions...

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Virtual Training Basics

Virtual Training Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2010

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E-learning and online training continue to grow in popularity. Online training carries no travel costs, and can be done using mostly free or cheap technology. Still some trainers are hesitant to jump into the realm of virtual training because they are uncertain of the technology or even how to get started. Virtual Training Basics will help you learn the fundamentals of online training and deliver training sessions that are as engaging and informative as in person. Virtual Training Basics is the perfect book for trainers who want to begin facilitating synchronous online training. This...

3485. 

Competency-Based Training Basics

Competency-Based Training Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2010

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A unique approach to training design that builds and enhances individual competencies in line with previously identified profiles of success. This training helps fill the gap between workers' actual performance and their ideal performance. Competency-Based Training Basics shows readers how to assess which competencies are important to an organization and individual positions, and design training around those skills. ...

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Making Learning Stick

Making Learning Stick

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2010

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Training professionals know that one of the gold standards of success is getting learning to take—ensuring that much of what is learned in the training room (or online) actually gets applied on the job where it counts. Make Learning Stick is a practical, easy to use resource aimed at helping trainers hit that sweet spot of application. Readers will find a treasure trove of techniques based on author Barbara Carnes' more than 25 years of experience, much of it focusing squarely on getting people to take what they learn away from the training room and apply it on the job. This book includes...

3487. 

Talent Management: Strategies for Success from Six Leading Companies

Talent Management: Strategies for Success from Six Leading Companies

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2010

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Finding the right approach to talent management often leads companies to choose inaction. Talent Management is a book designed to provide organizations with real world information that will help them take action toward solid, results-driven solutions. ...

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Sales Training Basics

Sales Training Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2009

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Sales people are often a breed apart; being their trainer is an ambitious, but rewarding challenge. Founded in the competencies of world-class selling, this new title approaches training sales people with the most excellent strategy—effective, results driven training that closes sales. Siegfried, with Nationwide Insurance, offers readers a useable, practical methodology for keeping sales people engaged and learning, ensuring that they don't feel like they're wasting their time and their managers can justify their time in the classroom. Sales Training Basics recognizes the bottom line focus...

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Knowledge Management Basics

Knowledge Management Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2009

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Knowledge Management Basics provides the fundamentals for organizations and how they can benefit from implementing solid knowledge management practices. This title focuses on the learning professional's role in executing and supporting a comprehensive approach to managing, organizational knowledge. The book includes a vetted process to help practitioners determine organizational needs, identify sources of information, assist in selecting organizational information gathering systems, lead the learning and understanding about information dissemination, and ensure proper maintenance of the...

3490. 

10 Steps to Successful Meetings

10 Steps to Successful Meetings

By:  ASTD (Lynn Lewis)

Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2009

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Do you spend too much time in meetings, usually with little to show for it? Everyone else does! You're not alone. Here's an easy solution and one that will let you be known as "the" person who conducts meetings that are effective, productive, and don't waste time. In 10 Steps to Successful Meetings you'll learn how to use tools and resources that help plan and manage effective, results-driven meetings. In addition, everyone who uses this book will be able to successfully set meeting goals and agendas, prepare and conduct a well-run meeting, lay ground rules and deal with problems as they...

3491. 

Career Development Basics

Career Development Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2009

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Here's the basic primer on how to grow the "right people who are already on the bus" in your organization. This new book will empower training and development leaders with the necessary tools and understanding to become catalysts for bringing a career development focus to their organizations by implementing three success factors: making career development part of the strategic planning process and extending it across organizational boundaries, sustain the career development focus, regardless of budget, economic, and short-term profit goals, and rewarding managers and leaders who help...

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Leadership Development Basics

Leadership Development Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2009

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Leadership Development Basics is a comprehensive guide for designing leadership development programs and measuring their impact against organizational goals. Featured techniques develop leadership competencies and identify leadership potential. Instructions for creating formal internal programs, external programs, and individual programs and activities are included. ...

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Adult Learning Basics

Adult Learning Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2008

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With a globally-aging workforce, organizations are reexamining adult learning theory and how it is applied to employee development. Adult Learning Basics addresses individual learning competencies, organizational learning climate, and technology-related issues as they affect the adult learning process. Author, William J. Rothwell, a renowned learning expert, simplifies the complicated and often academic subject of adult learning. He defines the seven kinds of adult intelligence and provides the necessary background for successfully addressing the different learning styles for maximum...

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Developing Great Managers 20

Developing Great Managers 20

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-APR-2008

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Use this set of Power Hour conversations to develop high-profile managers hungry for learning and management excellence, but seriously short on time. Using the increasingly popular informal training approach, Haneberg's Power Hour conversations motivates and focuses participants toward the pursuit of excellence. Replete with a facilitator's guide, handouts, and worksheets, this title is aimed at middle and senior level managers in all fields who seek to improve their own performance. ...

3495. 

Green Electronics/Green Bottom Line

Green Electronics/Green Bottom Line

By: Lee H Goldberg

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 10-SEP-1999

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Environmentally safe engineering is one of the hottest and most controversial topics in technical circles. Though many publications offer theory and intellectual discussion of the topic, this book provides practical, hands-on advice including hints and tips from the nation's top engineers. Green Electronics/Green Bottom Line offers practical advice for engineers and managers who want or need to incorporate environmental issues into the design process. The emerging discipline of Design for the Environment (DfE) combines engineering know-how with environmental awareness. Topics include...

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How to Hire and Develop Your Next Top Performer: The Qualities That Make Salespeople Great, Second Edition

How to Hire and Develop Your Next Top Performer: The Qualities That Make Salespeople Great, Second Edition

By: Herbert Greenberg; Patrick Sweeny

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 07-SEP-2012

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The completely revised edition of the landmark sales management classic updated for today’s competitive business environment How to Hire and Develop Your Next Top Performer, Second Edition will keep your organization a step ahead of the competition. ...

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Building Sustainability Into Your Organization (Collection)

Building Sustainability Into Your Organization (Collection)

By: Peter A. Soyka, Arthur V. Hill, Robert Palevich

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2012

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A brand new collection of state-of-the-art techniques for building more sustainable, higher-performing organizations… now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! Three 100% practical primers help you drive competitive advantage by optimizing sustainability and operational performance To compete in today’s extraordinarily competitive global environment, organizations need to achieve new levels of sustainability and operational performance. This brand-new package brings together three practical, state-of-the-art primers for doing just that. Robert Palevich’s The Lean Sustainable Supply...

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Leaders as Teachers: Unlock the Teaching Potential of Your Company's Best and Brightest

Leaders as Teachers: Unlock the Teaching Potential of Your Company's Best and Brightest

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2009

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Leaders learn and acquire experience from many places, but ask successful leaders how they became successful; it's usually because they learned from other great leaders. The idea of using an organization's leaders as the keystone of a successful learning strategy might seem obvious, but few groups employ this strategy because they don't know how. It's not something that just happens—unless you're very lucky. So why wouldn't you use experienced leaders to inspire, mentor, coach, and develop other talented leaders to their full potential? Here's the journey of Becton, Dickinson and Company...

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Succession Planning Basics

Succession Planning Basics

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2007

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Does your organization have the right person in the right place at the right time? Succession Planning Basics provides a road map to help organizations implement a rational succession plan for staffing and hiring. Whether you're an executive, human resource specialist, or training professional, this book will take you step-by-step through the process of analyzing, identifying, and developing your current workforce into your next generation of leaders. Beginning with baseline definitions and thorough explanation of successful succession planning implementation, this title takes you from...

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Training Design and Delivery 2nd Edition

Training Design and Delivery 2nd Edition

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Publisher: American Society for Training & Development

Publication Date: 01-AUG-2007

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Trainers are always on the lookout for a quick, easy-to-use guide to help them through the process of designing, producing, implementing, delivering, and evaluating training programs. Training Design & Delivery is intended to be that simple, single-source guide for every trainer, training manager, and even the occasional trainer. Author Geri McArdle provides an easy-to-understand 20-step training system model, along with dozens of useful standard forms and client memorandums, step-by-step methodology checklists, and other job aids. It features a comprehensive trainer's toolkit that...