Effective Training

Author: P. Nick Blanchard
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273768371
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Effective Training: Systems, Strategies, and Practices is the first book to put training into the larger context of an organization's overall objectives and strategy. The book also presents a comprehensive model of the training process, guiding the reader step-by-step from initial needs analysis through the evaluation of a training program's effectiveness; shows the relationship between training and organizational change, and explores how the competencies of each discipline support the objective of the other; uses a contingency approach, suggesting alternative training methods and emphasizing that the best approach depends upon an organization's unique objectives and constraints; addresses the training needs of both large and small organizations, and provides practical examples for each type of organization; and a case example introduces each chapter to motivate interest in the topic, and the examples is referenced throughout the chapter.

Effective Training

Author: P. Nick Blanchard
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780132729048
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Effective Training: Systems, Strategies and Practices discusses the training process within an overarching framework that shows readers how training activities meet organizational needs that are both strategic and tactical in nature.

The Labor Relations Process

Author: William H. Holley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305576209
Format: PDF, Docs
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As globally recognized arbitration experts, the authors of THE LABOR RELATIONS PROCESS bring nearly a century of combined experience with the labor movement, labor relations, and collective bargaining to this popular text. Packed with real-world examples and quotes from practitioners in the field, this 11th edition explores labor's history from inception to current and emerging trends, touching on government, white-collar, and international contexts to give you an unmatched perspective of the topics. Chapters include in-depth analyses of the relationship between management and labor, including key participants in the processes, and the rights and responsibilities of each. Labor agreements, collective bargaining, contract administration, arbitration, and many other critical issues and processes highlight the complex, exciting nature of organized labor, and introduce you to the wide variety of professional opportunities available to you today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mastering the Instructional Design Process

Author: William J. Rothwell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118947142
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A comprehensive framework for effective real-world instructional design Mastering the Instructional Design Process provides step-by-step guidance on the design and development of an engaging, effective training program. The focus on core competencies of instructional system design helps you develop your skills in a way that's immediately applicable to real-world settings, and this newly updated fifth edition has been revised to reflect the new IBSTPI Competencies and Standards for Instructional Design. With a solid foundation of researched and validated standards, this invaluable guide provides useful insight and a flexible framework for approaching instructional design from a practical perspective. Coverage includes the full range of design considerations concerning the learners, objectives, setting, and more, and ancillaries include design templates, PowerPoint slides, lecture notes, and a test bank help you bring these competencies to the classroom. Instructional design is always evolving, and new trends are emerging to meet the ever-changing needs of learners and exploit the newest tools at our disposal. This book brings together the latest developments and the most effective best practices to give you a foolproof framework for successfully managing instructional design projects. Detect and solve human performance problems Analyze needs, learners, work settings, and work Establish performance objectives and measurements Deliver effective instruction in a variety of scenarios Effective training programs don't just happen. Instructional design is a complex field, and practitioners must be skilled in very specific areas to deliver a training program that engages learners and makes the learning 'stick.' Mastering the Instructional Design Process is a comprehensive handbook for developing the skillset that facilitates positive training outcomes.

Effective Supervisory Practices

Author: Michelle Poche Flaherty
Publisher: International City/County Management Association(ICMA)
ISBN: 9780873267748
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-305) and index.

What Makes a Great Training Organization

Author: Doug Harward
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0133496392
Format: PDF, Kindle
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All learning leaders want their organizations to be perceived as great, but what makes a “great” training organization? How does a training organization achieve greatness, particularly from the perspective of the corporation, the learners, and any customers, clients and partners that interact with it? This book presents findings that are based on the data, information, and experiences shared with Training Industry, Inc. by several hundred learning professionals over a five year span, from 2008 to 2012. It identified 8 process capabilities, which have been identified as the key functions in the design, delivery and management of corporate workforce training. Each section of the book focuses on the process capabilities in detail. In addition, individual practices are explained further, noting specific procedures or scenarios and how they are best executed, all supported by best practices and comments from learning leaders.

Organization Development and Change

Author: Thomas G. Cummings
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305143035
Format: PDF
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Market-leading ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE, 10th Edition blends rigor and relevance in a comprehensive and clear presentation. The authors work from a strong theoretical foundation to describe, in practical terms, how behavioral science knowledge can be used to develop organizational strategies, structures, and processes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Effective Physical Security

Author: Lawrence Fennelly
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0128044950
Format: PDF, ePub
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Effective Physical Security, Fifth Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements and latest developments in physical security protection. This new edition is completely updated, with new chapters carefully selected from the author’s work that set the standard. This book contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV, the latest ISO standards for risk assessment and risk management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design. Provides detailed coverage of physical security in an easily accessible format Presents information that should be required reading for ASIS International’s Physical Security Professional (PSP) certification Incorporates expert contributors in the field of physical security, while maintaining a consistent flow and style Serves the needs of multiple audiences, as both a textbook and professional desk reference Blends theory and practice, with a specific focus on today’s global business and societal environment, and the associated security, safety, and asset protection challenges Includes useful information on the various and many aids appearing in the book Features terminology, references, websites, appendices to chapters, and checklists