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diverse topics such as change management, workplace learning, time management,
employee retention, organizational research, and training program evaluation
come from eight best-selling Berrett-Koehler and ASTD books:
The Change Handbook ,
ASTD Handbook ,
Eat That Frog ,
Love ’Em or Lose ’Em ,
Research in Organizations ,
Useful Research ,
and Evaluating Training Programs .
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What are the main leadership competencies?
What are the best and worst practices in leadership development?
What are the attributes of successful leaders?
What makes leaders of the future?
How are leadership skills formed, nurtured, and expanded?
What effective whole system change methods are
What change methods are adaptable for planning,
structuring, and improving organizations and
What are some key planning methods in change
What are some key structuring methods in change
What are some key improving methods in change
What are some key supportive methods in change
Where will the new techniques and attitudes about
change take organizations and communities?
Change Management -- Thumbnail Cases
How are adaptable change methods used in practice?
How are change planning methods used in practice?
How are change structuring methods used in
How are improving methods used in practice?
How are supportive methods used in practice?
What can I do right now to improve my effectiveness at
How can I set clear priorities?
How do I maximize my effectiveness?
How do I minimize distractions?
How can I tell what my employees need?
How do I support the career goals of my employees?
What can I do to make employees feel valued?
How do I create a positive workspace?
How do I build an atmosphere of mutual respect?
What is the key role of the training profession?
How can needs assessment and analysis improve workplace
What are the best practices in developing instructional
How can I maximize the benefits of face-to-face
What new technologies are available, and how can I use
How can I measure and evaluate the impact of a training
What roles can the learning professional adopt in
leveraging organizational change?
How can I get the most out of my training budget?
What is the emerging role of the learning
What are the basic issues and resources in
What quantitative methods and tools are effective in
What qualitative methods and tools are effective in
How can quantitative and qualitative methods be
combined in research design?
What is "useful research"?
What are examples of useful research?
What works have influenced the theory and practice of research?
What are practical examples of useful research?
What are some barriers and enablers for useful research?
How is research theory and practice advancing?
Evaluating Training Programs
What concepts principles guidelines and techniques
underlie training evaluation?
What are the four levels of training evaluation and how
are they used?
How are training evaluations implemented in the
How can management and leadership training programs be
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