Communication Skills Training offers the crucial tools you’ll need to help your workshop participants master the skills that drive performance. The first book in the ATD Workshop Series offers practical, road-tested strategies and tactics for use at all levels of your organization.
Today’s work challenges often demand the best and brightest to come together, each one offering expertise in her special niche. However, when “leaders of leaders” come together to form a leadership team, challenges often arise. Leaders are used to having the final say, and are often unaccustomed to the collaborative, team-oriented relationships required of leadership teams.
The best learning transfer happens when participants have fun! Safety Training That Transfers offers more than 50 activities dedicated to different aspects of workplace safety. Each activity includes an overview, step-by-step instructions, and debriefing questions that reinforce each lesson.
In the past, your career brand was expressed primarily through a traditional resume. Today, your brand encompasses every way you promote yourself, both in electronic and more traditional formats. “Marketing Your Career Brand” will help you identify needs of your customers—whether they are potential clients, a prospective employer, or your current employer—and how your brand will address those needs.
Change Agents: The Role of Organizational Learning in Change Management is an ASTD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) research report that examines training and development’s role in organizational change.
Learn the evidence behind both new and tried-and-true best practices for training. Ruth Clark connects research to practice and offers concrete training guidance in this second edition of Evidence-Based Training Methods. With this book as your guide, you can incorporate evidence and learning psychology into your program design, development, and delivery decisions.
Learner-centered instruction helps build dynamic classrooms in which the student takes ownership of the content and determines ways that it may be useful to him. Such instruction also encourages the student to build the relationships that will allow learning to endure beyond the training event.
Maintaining high employee engagement is key to business success. Research shows that engaged employees feel recognized, encouraged, and supported—they demonstrate enthusiasm, inspiration, and pride in their jobs. Despite work demands and pressure, they successfully achieve their individual and team goals.
Use your experienced leaders today to develop the new, exceptional leaders of tomorrow.
Are you interested in learning more about gaming? Are you trying to determine whether it might be an appropriate training and development solution, but aren’t sure where to start? While games have long been an important part of human social development—think learning to take turns in a board game, and strategizing about future moves in chess or checkers—we are only now beginning to understand how games can be a powerful tool in learning.