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The issue features articles focusing on human capital. Additional highlights include:
+The Key to Success in a VUCA World
+Tech Tools for Training
+Web Exclusive: 5 Dos and Don’ts for Motivating Your Team
+Web Exclusive: A New Lens on Training
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Immersive Learning for Organizational Change
Koreen Pagano, author of the June T+D article "The Missing Piece," discussed the benefits of immersive learning and how it can not only tackle individual performance, but also organizational change.
By Stephanie Castellano
Predictive talent analytics tells us whom to hire and how we should manage them.
Podcast +Free Article
The Key to Success in a VUCA World
By Ed Betof, Lisa M.D. Owens, and Sue Todd
Leaders as teachers is the winning strategy that great companies have used to manage volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) confronting their leaders.
Podcast Not an ASTD Member? Buy the e-print.
By Joshua Ehrlich and Katherine Holt
The rise in global leaders creates a need for skilled global coaches to assist them.
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Managing Mission Knowledge at NASA
By Edward J. Hoffman and Jon Boyle
Mission success is achieved when lessons learned are shared not just within a project team, but across the entire organization.
The Effect of the 'New' E-Learning on Soft Skills Training
By Stephen Meyer
Three emerging trends that will change everything.
Conflict as an Opportunity
By Alan Sharland
View conflict among your employees as a way for them to learn, connect, and gain insight.
Podcast Not an ASTD Member? Buy the e-print. ++Bonus podcast
LONG VIEW //
Doug Conant is chairman of Avon Products, founder of Conant Leadership, and chairman of the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute at Northwestern University.
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By Pat Galagan
Hold on to your Manolo Blahniks. Zappos is going flat. And that's a good thing.
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A Bit of Levity Can Go Far
By Prakash K. Nair and Malcolm Kushner
Cleverly interspersing humor into presentations can help leaders relate to their audiences.
EDITOR'S NOTE //
Better, More Informed Decisions
By Paula Ketter
During the past year, T+D has published many articles about big data and how it applies to the learning and development field, but this month we are pushing big data into a whole new realm—human capital.
Tech Tools for Training
By Michelle Baker
Facilitating with mobile apps can help you deliver stronger, more interactive training.
The Social Media Skills Gap
Rooting out organizations' remaining distrust of social media starts with training.
How to Choose the Right Games for Learning
Word Wiz: Flash Team
Managing Remote Workers
Personality Is More Important Than Hard Skills, Managers Say
The ROI of Chocolate
Top Staffing Challenges
LEARNING BLUEPRINT //
Unleash Change Through a Peer-to-Peer Approach
By Valerie Davis-Howard
An "each one teach one" method can exponentially increase the adoption of change initiatives.
The Data Behind Big Data
By Carol Morrison
Learning professionals expect big data to drive big improvements.
E-Learning Design With Ease
By Sarah Gilbert
A new e-learning development company finds a way to standardize programs to deliver compelling, interactive e-learning content.
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UPWARD BOUND //
Futuristic, Yet Realistic
Nick Shackleton-Jones approaches new technology with one question: How will this make a difference?
WORKPLACE RX //
Training Broadens Career Horizons
One company looks beyond technical skills to recruit (and train) the best talent for the financial planning industry.
Driven By the Common Good
The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World by Aaron Hurst
Reviewed by Chris Coladonato
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Here are some of the article topics you can look forward to in the August 2014 issue of T+D:
ASTD launches a revised competency model for the profession.
How gaming techniques can help boost employee engagement and productivity.
More than $156 billion was spent by U.S. organizations on employee learning last year.
Your company might know how to attract Millennials, but the challenge now is to retain them. Career development is the answer.
Four companies share how they have used learning analytics to show the training function’s impact on the business.
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