Learning, Training & Development

By Wendell Nekoranec, Dawn Fourrier - astd.org Use coaching strategies and communication best practices to support managers through organizational change. Today's organizations are faced with increasingly rapid changes in technology, customer demands, and the competitive landscape. To sustain growth, weather various economic conditions, and achieve better...

As more employees train outside work, there is the danger that development will get pushed aside By Debbie Andalo - guardian.co.uk The number of employees getting training in work fell over the last year. Photograph: Bloomimage/Getty Images / BloomImage RF On-the-job training and development for people working in...

By Jo Faragher - personneltoday.com It has brought Elvis and Sinatra back to life, but can holographic video work for internal communications and training? When the late rapper Tupac Shakur "performed" at last year's Coachella music festival in the US, the audience could barely contain its disbelief. Of course,...

Large U.S. firms tripled their spending on social tools such as internal blogs, wikis and communities of practice in 2012, a new report says By Garry Kranz - workforce.com Social learning may not yet be a mainstay of corporate training departments, although it’s more than a trend inside larger enterprises. A...

By Justin Arneson, William J. Rothwell, Jennifer Naughton - astd.org ASTD launches a revised competency model for the profession. The forthcoming publication of The ASTD Competency Study: Training & Development Redefined™—scheduled to be available for purchase in May—will continue ASTD's more than 30-year history of publishing...