Learning and development

  • Opinion: 2017 – Will the real leaders step up please? by Contributor

    Developing a coaching culture has been shown to improve communication by 63%, team effectiveness by 68%,self esteem by 29% and performance management by 77%. Kathy McKenzie outlines one coaching model that works

  • Q&A: Rediscover your workplace culture by HRD

    HC chats to Keith Ayers, Founder & CEO, Intégro Learning Company Australia, about the critical role that DiSC® assessments can play in L&D.

  • Executive coaching by

    In the 2008 CIPD Annual Learning and Development survey in the UK, 71 per cent of the 730 companies surveyed were using either internal or external coaching. Of this group, 44 per cent offered coaching to all employees.

  • Road Test: Bringing Learning Alive by

    Early on the first day of this two-day public course, Allan Parker tells us he keeps up his skills by observing the world’s best speakers a few times each year.

  • Helping line managers deliver tough messages by

    Some of our line managers are reluctant to have difficult conversations with employees who are underperforming. How can they deliver tough messages in performance reviews and not alienate their staff?

  • Train tomorrow’s successors today by

    As the population ages and a large number of baby boomers approach retirement, the development of future leaders has become a hot issue in management and HR circles.

  • Creating a culture of performance by

    Q We have about 1000 employees and run a KPI-based reward and recognition (R&R) program. It was fairly successful when we launched it but we think we should be getting a stronger return 12 months down the track. How can we improve its performance?

  • How happy is your company? by

    Most companies that regularly survey their staff communicate results back quickly. Many follow through with actions. Teresa Russell talks with two organisations who make sure the impact of follow-through hits the bottom line

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