January 21, 2010
A 1.5bn government initiative to improve the skill levels of
employees has been heavily criticised by MPs. The Commons Public Accounts Committee said England's Train to Gain
scheme was "mismanaged" since its launch in 2006. The MPs said the targets set were "unrealistic...
January 19, 2010
(From The Australian) -- One of the many neologisms coined by
business strategy theorists is "co-opetition", a situation where
businesses compete and co-operate in the marketplace. Ungainly as the word is, it well describes the complex relationship
between corporate uni...
January 14, 2010
Global networking player Cisco is to invest 400,000 to back Irish
PhD researchers who will endeavour to create the internet-centric
future workplace where social media, unified communications and the
semantic web will make existing office systems seem prehistoric. The S...
January 13, 2010
(From BusinessSpectator.com) The construction industry needs to
take urgent measures to address a looming skills shortage, warns the Housing Industry Association (HIA). According to figures released by the HIA, the industry faces a shortfall of 59,400 construction worke...
January 11, 2010
Just released! Watch the new video about the ASTD 2010
International Conference & Exposition. You'll learn about
Chicago, one of the world's most walkable and beautiful cities, and
all the fun and entertainment it offers. You'll also learn about
key features of the ...
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