Learning and Development

Index here items on human resource and employee development, workplace learning, the learning and development function, the learning organisation and culture, learning theory and learning styles, learning interventions and apprenticeships.

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    An Anthology of Counselling at Work

    Editor Lynn Macwhinnie Publisher Association for Counselling at Work (01788 335617) Price £11 ISBN 0 946181 70 5 Published with the intention of giving managers a clearer understanding of the role of counselling in the workplace...

    Talent scout (in brief)

    Coleman Peterson, senior vice-president of people at Wal-Mart, received a SHRM award for professional excellence. The giant retail chain has 750,000 “associates” (employees) in the US and a further 150,000 worldwide. Peterson...

    Moments of clarity

    The current growth of interest in personal coaching has taken me by surprise. Quite suddenly, and apparently fairly spontaneously – certainly not in response to any sustained marketing drive on our part – all sorts of people...

    Exercises for Developing Coaching Capability

    Authors Ian Cunningham and Graham Dawes Publisher IPD Price £195 (£175 to IPD members) ISBN 0 85292 703 7 The rise of coaching stems from the trend toward flatter organisations, which has devolved decision-making, increased...

    How Brave Is Your Organisation?

    Is your organisation brave enough to tackle the real issues within your business? At Bolt from the You we believe that being brave in the workplace will maximise success. Your people are your most vital asset, and are...

    CIPD launches new L&D resource online

    The CIPD has launched a new set of online resources designed for learning and development professionals. The median training budget per employee in the UK has decreased by 20 per cent in 2012, according to a survey conducted...