Sloman, Martyn
August 2007
People Management;8/9/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p50
The article examines some trends in personnel training. The American Society for Training and Development met in Atlanta, Georgia shortly after the CIPD's HRD 2007 event took place in London, England. From these conferences, it can be drawn that the profession is in good shape. Looking at the differences, the North American trainer seems more interested in e-learning than his or her European counterpart. By contrast, Europeans are more comfortable with coaching and are ahead on issues such as coaching supervision and the line manager as coach.


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