This revised annual edition of the text contains selected articles and reference information of the year for the training industry. The guide also provides a directory of contact information for key organizations, conferences and periodicals within the industry.
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The training profession is changing at warp speed, and you need to know why and how. You can spend hours studying the leading training and business publications--or you can take the just-in-time approach with The ASTD Training & Performance Yearbook. Editors John Woods and James Cortada have done all the reading and selecting for you to compile this year's most important articles and reference information for your industry--it's information that you can put to work on the job now, or use to leverage yourself into a better job. The Yearbook pays special attention to the shift in emphasis from training to performance improvement, and helps you get up to speed with new technologies, such as interactive multimedia, electronic performance support tools, and training resources on the Internet. Career-boosting advice includes: newest methods in team and individual performance improvement... fixing a broken system... training via video-conferencing... and trainers on the Net. Training the kept-on workforce... new discoveries in adult learning... avoiding the pitfalls of objectives; more than a dozen upgrades for performance improvement programs; fostering intellectual capital; the latest training and delivery techniques, including getting results with informal learning, and the reinvention of training at the Siemens Corporation.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070248184