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The Dichotomy of Creativity

Karen Hough | December 30, 2014 | Article

Both constraints and flexibility produce an environment where innovation can flourish.

Businesses Need Millennials if They Are to Remain Competitive

Dan Schawbel, Jaleh Bisharat | December 30, 2014 | Article

Gen Y brings positive characteristics to the workplace.

Management Makeover

ATD Staff | November 24, 2014 | Article

A global organization revamps its management development program for first-line leaders.

Capturing the Wisdom and Knowledge of Top Performers

Rick Grbavac, William Seidman | November 24, 2014 | Article

Collect the best-known methods from not just your retiring knowledge workers, but also from a group of highly respected experts.

What Can Be Done About the U.S. Talent Crisis?

Edward E. Gordon | November 24, 2014 | Article

Talent creation is needed now. One strategy to achieve this is repairing the broken link between education and employment.

What It Takes to Achieve Managerial Success

Daniel Goleman | October 29, 2014 | Article

Four facets of emotional intelligence epitomize the necessary competencies.

Inspire to Innovate

Terry M. Farmer, Xavier Butte | August 26, 2014 | Article

This case study details the steps taken by a leader seeking to spark and sustain innovation among her employees.

A Team of Leaders: Empowering Members to Take Ownership, Demonstrate Initiative, and Deliver Results

ATD 2014: Session W217
Stewart Liff | May 07, 2014 | Video

This session will teach you how to build a committed and high performing team where everyone ultimately becomes a leader. You will discover the integration of new and time-tested approaches to team development that will result in a dynamic and energetic team which will deliver outstanding results. You will learn how to apply these strategies, tools, and techniques in you organization and hear about examples of other organizations that have successfully applied them. Discover new possibilities for the way work can be performed. Work doesn't have to be drudgery; it can be exciting, stimulating, and fulfilling. Knowledge of basic management skills and an interest in team development is needed to attend.

The Nuts and Bolts of Virtual Supervision

ATD 2014: Session W117
Erika Tedesco | May 07, 2014 | Video

Do you, or your employees, work outside a traditional office? That might mean working from home on occasional mornings or being completely based at your local coffee shop. Perhaps you supervise sales staff in a large geographic area or are responsible for a team of global technology professionals. Mobile workforces are a growing and permanent trend and management strategies need to keep pace. In this session we will discuss the building blocks of managing your remote workforce. These foundational tools will help prepare you to lead, not just manage, your team. You will learn to: Align job descriptions with virtual positions, learn the top five words to include when building a job description for a remote employee, and manage meetings in the Cloud. You will be given a meeting template, which you will personalize, for use in facilitating remote meetings, delegate and monitor project progress, and evaluate your remote employee's performance. Use our simple form to help evaluate project performance and support your annual appraisal.

Bring Your Strategy To Life: Innovations in Employee Engagement

ATD 2014: Session TU315
Kurt Hine | May 06, 2014 | Video

This highly participatory session will focus on innovative best practices for how senior leaders, managers, and the L&D function can collaborate to get employees aligned and energized during times of major change. The speakers will show how the principles of cognitive diversity, combined with a experiential-learning approach, helped employees at a major U.S. food company understand and embrace a new corporate direction. Using a case study approach, the speakers will share real-world lessons from their joint work with the company's CEO, L&D leaders, and extended management team. They will: Define and give examples of cognitive diversity—the different ways people see and experience organizational life, apply the latest neuroscience research to the challenge of promoting workforce engagement, share the innovative engagement model developed by Dialect to address the known differences in thinking styles and promote organizational 'sync' across departments, demonstrate why discovery learning has proved uniquely effective at translating a new strategy and creating meaning for employees, 'go under the hood' of the discovery learning developed for the company, including the incorporation of creative visuals, gaming elements, and small group discussion, describe the collaboration between the L&D team and the CEO in cascading the company's custom learning to the entire workforce, and discuss key takeaways for session attendees.

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