SPACE TO REFLECT
- Challenges in aligning workplace learning with business goals: A perspective from HRD professionals in New Zealand. Short, Tom; Harris, Roger // Australian Journal of Adult Learning;Jul2010, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p358
Modern organisations have become more complex, less mechanistic and increasingly sensitive to rapid changes in the external environment than in previous eras. Today, executives lead employees through a maze of complexity and changing contexts. However, another group of dedicated professionals,...
- Assume nothing. McManus, Kevin // IIE Solutions;Aug2002, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p18
Comments on the significance of creating an environment of openness and trust in the workplace. Views on learning possibilities; Advantages of challenging personal assumptions; Perceptions on language and interpretive barriers in work systems.
- conflict as an opportunity. SHARLAND, ALAN // T+D;Jul2014, Vol. 68 Issue 7, p60
In the article, the author discusses how conflicts in the workplace could be used for positive change and development at both personal and organizational level. He cites as example the framework they use at CAOS Conflict Management in assessing the responses to conflict. He presents the three...
- Method to the madness. Lucas, Bill // People Management;10/23/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 21, p61
Talks about the need for professional trainers to put a stop to the lottery of the learning method. Factors contributing to ineffective learning; Key elements to consider when selecting workplace learning methods.
- The CLO's Role in Future Scenario Planning. Rodriguez, Robert // Chief Learning Officer;Jan2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p28
The article reflects on the future scenario planning and on the positive role chief learning officers (CLO) can play in it. Scenario planning is a method to look for external signals that might help make an organization more successful in future, by understanding the nature and impact of the...
- The Learner's Search for Meaning. Harburg, Fred // Chief Learning Officer;Mar2005, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p18
Relates an author's account of the importance of learning and the search for meaning in the workplace. Lack of vitality in the senior team meetings of a large company with international operations; Collaborative effort to collect critical data associated with areas such as market dynamics,...
- Different strokes. Howard, Clare // Training Journal;Sep2008, p39
The article discusses ways on how to create a learning environment as well as how trainers can flex their delivery to be able to cater to different personalities in a training group. According to the article, a fast and effective learning can be achieved by trainees if the trainer matches his...
- Hey, Workplace Learning Pro!You're Next! // T+D;Sep2005, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p10
Discusses various issues related to the functions of human resource (HR) professionals. Arguments pertaining to the relevance of HR professionals; Discussion on the role of HR professionals in this profit-driven, results-required and budget-justifying era of business; Significance of workplace...
- How toâ€¦learn from those around you. // Contract Journal;9/14/2005, Vol. 430 Issue 6542, p43
Offers tips on acquiring skills and expertise from people in a work environment. Percentage of skills development that takes place on the job; Need to identify individual skills and style of others; Roles of mentors in professional development.