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Articles by Ed Frauenheim

Learning Vendors Branching Out in Talent Management

February 14, 2007
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Vendors specializing in learning management software systems have expanded into talent management to offer customers more complete products that can enhance the ways companies develop individuals and shape their workforce.
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Your Co-Worker, Your Teacher

February 14, 2007
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The first generation of e-learning, launched about a decade ago, is often regarded as a misguided experiment. Today, blended learning is coming to mean mixing formal programs with informal peer-to-peer learning.
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Real Learning in Artificial Worlds

January 25, 2007
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Use of virtual reality and other game-like learning tools for employee training got a boost recently when IBM said it would tap virtual worlds for employee development purposes. Some see game technologies as holding great promise for corporate learning.
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Open-Source Software Opening HR Doors

January 22, 2007
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Just as the Linux penguin has infiltrated corporate computer systems, so too can a company with an orange as a logo bring a new flavor of software to HR departments.
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Agilents Unlikely Dynamic Duo

January 4, 2007
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Teresa Roche and Bill Sullivan are a corporate version of the odd couple.
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Taking the Measure of Agilent

January 4, 2007
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Attention to top leaders, including evaluations by an outside firm, is at the heart of a plan to turn around the testing technology company.
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Whither the 'HP Way'

December 6, 2006
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Surprising as it may seem, Hewlett-Packard's spying scandal may coincide with a revival of the famous "HP Way." The HP Way served as a beacon that for years attracted employees to the Palo Alto, California, computer maker.
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Rethinking Reputation

December 6, 2006
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There's no shortage of scandal-stained corporations. But in today's cutthroat business environment and fiercely competitive employment market, a company's transgressions may not affect worker dedication or dissuade job seekers like they once did.
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5 Questions for Stephen M.R. Covey, Chief Executive of Consulting Firm CoveyLink

December 6, 2006
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Don’t tell Stephen M.R. Covey that trust within an organization is an admirable but ultimately soft, fuzzy and less-than-critical attribute. He just co-wrote a book, The Speed of Trust, which argues that trust is a crucial factor affecting the cost of business.
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Caution Advised When Using Social Networking Web Sites for Recruiting, Background Checking

November 14, 2006
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Web sites such as MySpace and Facebook can contain details about candidates that make employers think twice about hiring them. But this treasure trove of online data also can amount to a Pandora’s Box.
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