Oakland, California-based research firm Bersin & Associates says companies with a sophisticated approach to employee development averaged three times higher revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.
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Letting students determine what delivery systems work best for them when there may be other more effective ways for them to master critical knowledge and applications is an abdication of leadership responsibility. Read More
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Factory jobs demand more math and science skills than most Americans possess. Meanwhile, young people have turned their backs on manufacturing.
The collaboration between Permac Industries and Dunwoody College of Technology is an example of a new brand of college-industry partnerships that might eventually help the U.S. grow as a manufacturing power while creating jobs.
How DreamWorks Animation created a work world that captures the imagination of its employees through perks designed to reduce stress.
After an orientation, employees spend four to eight weeks training on the company's proprietary software. Then within their first 60 days, they attend a “welcome session,” hosted by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Read More
Where can I find data on reinforcement of training? Our learning and development group wants to prepare a report for our executives.
—All Ears, performance development consultant, communications, Dallas