Topics: Learning Excellence
Women -- the next global talent pool
Without enough "brain power," multinationals can't succeed in emerging markets. Yet they're approaching the war in the wrong way—bringing in expats and engaging in bidding wars for hotshot local "male" managers. The solution is hiding in plain sight: the millions of highly educated women surging into the labor markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and the United Arab Emirates. Listen to the Harvard Business Review podcast "The Next Global Talent Pool"
Measuring HR's effect on business
HR leaders primarily face two challenges: how to measure business metrics (not HR metrics) and how to align HR with business goals. Knowledge Infusion’s CEO suggests HR leaders to ask questions such as "what is the organization trying to achieve?" and "what will work in our organization?" Please read "Performance Management — A document? A module? A compensation tool?"
Feedback in the moment
If you think that the only opportunity to give or get feedback on job performance is the annual review session, you are missing many chances to help your employees improve and your business grows throughout the year-suggests The W. P. Carey School of Business’ professor Minu Ipe. Read the review "Giving and Receiving Feedback: Seize the Moment"!
Enhancing multicultural communication
There are many ways that a culture may differ in the way people communicate among themselves and how they perceive each other’s actions. To help business practitioners navigate their way through this brave new multicultural world, Luciara Nardon (Sprott School of Business), Richard M. Steers (Lundquist College of Business) and Carlos Sánchez-Runde (IESE) have coauthored the paper, "Seeking Common Ground: Strategies for Enhancing Multicultural Communication,"
Mindjet, the developer of an information mapping tool MindManager, announced a new online workspace product called Connect and the acquisition of social task management provider CoHuman. These two developments give Mindjet a complete end-to-end team communication and collaboration solution – from project design through project management and document sharing to completion. Read more from the press release.
Book authored by Duke’s Richard and by Aarhus School of Business’ Børge Obel, Organizational Design: A Step-by-Step Approach covers all aspects of organizational design, including goals, strategy, structure, process, people, coordination and control, and incentives. The book is available for purchase now.
A book by Paul Trott, Innovation Management and New Product Development (5th Edition) brings together the areas of innovation management and new product development, and keeps a strong emphasis on innovation as a management process. The book is available for purchase now.
Navigating The Social Learning Roadmap
Presenters: Terrence Wing, Founder of LiquidLearn
Date: Thursday, Sept 22, 2011, 1:00PM Eastern ...register now
Developing Strategic Leadership: Solutions for Unlocking Your Leadership Potential in Your Organization
Date: October 6, 2011 1-2 (ET)...register now
Improving Sales Revenues by using eLearning
Date: Thursday, Sep 29, 2011 (ET) ...register now
Connecting the Dots: Comprehensive Career Development as a Catalyst for Employee Engagement
Presenters: Kristen Leverone (Lee Hecht Harrison) and Margo Armstrong (MassMutual Financial Group)
Date: Wednesday, Sep 21 2011 2:00pm EDT...register now
International Conference on Lifelong Learning 2011
Date: 14-15 November, 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ....register now
Global Mindset Development in Leadership and Management Conference
Date: 23-24 September, 2011
Location: Los Angeles Metro, California ....register now
European HR Directors’ Summit
Date: 11-12 October 2011
Location: London, UK ...register now
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