The recession has put employers under attack from employees and government enforcement agencies, making four kinds of training essential. This article describes why the four are vital, and offers return-on-investment arguments for each.
Research by APQC, one of the leading proponents of process and performance improvement, has yielded key insights into what engagement is, how it can be measured and how it can be integrated into organizational culture.
As subject-matter experts, engineers at India-based Wipro have technological expertise as well as knowledge of the industries of the clients they serve. They knew how to build software systems that optimized supply chain but were less capable of articulating ways clients could improve such systems. Here’s how Wipro set about changing that.
The report calls for increasing incentives for post-high school education and training; developing national skill credentials that can be carried from job to job; and making education more widely available in part by delivering it online and in customized ways.
Our organization is having difficulty getting staff members to learn and perform other tasks to cover for sick days or vacation. Our management has appointed a team to help set up a functional system for cross-training. What is the best approach to get employees to understand and accept the concept of multitasking?
In this webcast, you can learn more about Bersin & Associates’ annual study of corporate training budgets, spending, delivery, staffing and trends. As many organizations’ learning and development functions continue to face the budget ax, you’ll need these figures to build a business case for your organization.
Even in a recession, some companies are still hiring in sizable numbers. Two of them—Booz Allen Hamilton and Vestas Wind Systems—start training new employees in culture and processes well before their first day on the job.
Assurant Employee Benefits’ suite of customized video games tackles weighty issues such as Assurant’s financial strategies and the impact that individual employees have on success. They’re a hit, with employees vying to be at the top of the leader boards.
At the top global companies for leadership development, HR owns the process and uses it to inform every aspect of workforce management.
This is a document useful in outlining the work of a project manager.