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The issue theme articles on human capital. Additional highlights include:
+How to Develop and Implement a Systematic Approach to Talent Development
+Managers’ Role in the Succession Planning Process
+Web Exclusive: Virtual Lab Environment Increases Access to Learning
+Web Exclusive: Ensure Organization-wide Success by Using Sports Team Strategies
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Coaching Through Questions
By Steve Gladis and Kimberly Gladis
A coaching approach that relies more on asking questions than giving answers better engages employees.
Podcast +Free Article
Learning, Talent, and Leadership Development: Evolution or Revolution?
By Annie McKee
Learning and talent development are undergoing a transformation in organizations today.
By Norma Dávila and Wanda Piña-Ramírez
Managers must be involved in succession planning to avoid being unprepared when a key player suddenly leaves.
Riding Along the Dragon
By Wei Wang
In China, talent development leaders are learning to make their function a powerful business partner.
Rethinking Sales Talent Development Practices
By Reza Sisakhti
Current trends are reshaping the sales profession and influencing the competencies sales reps need to succeed.
From the Ground Up
By Stacy Lindenberg
How to develop and implement a systematic approach to talent development.
LONG VIEW //
Marcia Reynolds ++
Marcia Reynolds is president of Covisioning, which offers workplace communications training, coaching, and mentoring programs to senior leaders.
++ Extra Content - Only Online! +Free Article
Employee Engagement: An Epic Failure?
By Pat Galagan
Engagement is now under scrutiny by researchers and others who find its promises hollow and some of its assumptions just plain wrong.
Coaching People to Change, One Step at a Time
By Daniel Hallak
Each of the five stages of personal change requires a different coaching approach.
EDITOR'S NOTE //
Learning to Lead
By Paula Ketter
When you read the first two feature articles in this issue of TD, there is one common theme: Effective leaders need to learn to lead.
How to Write Great Quizzes
By Jennie Ruby
Quizzes can frustrate learners and poorly reflect their actual learning, or they can be meaningful, reliable assessments. You choose.
The Psychology of Virtual Leadership
By Ashley Slade
A little trust in your virtual team goes a long way.
Partnering With Knowledge Teams to Improve Time to Competency
Logging In to Learn
Setting Up for Career Success
Skilled Labor Is Bringing Manufacturing Back to United States
Tapping Into Potential
Americans Ask, What Information Overload?
Word Wiz: Microlearning
More Money for Training
LEARNING BLUEPRINT //
Partnerships Help Fill Gap in Educational Qualifications
By Tina Grant
Convert employee training to college credit by following these steps.
Global Talent Sourcing Survey Finds Mixed Use of Social Media
By Ian Cluroe
Strategic sourcing skills are essential in sustaining a competitive edge in the contest for talent.
Real-World Sales Training
By Dré Noronha
Video role plays enable these sales reps to practice and perfect their skills, while learning from one another.
UPWARD BOUND //
What's in It for Them?
Sandra Smith has her trainees' needs at the top of her mind.
WORKPLACE RX //
Lining Up to Learn
In preparation for the launch of a new product, a cosmetics company created a training toolkit designed to facilitate flipped learning.
Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast: A Blueprint for Transformation from the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation by Nicholas LaRusso, Barbara Spurrier, and Gianrico Farrugia
Reviewed by Stephanie Castellano
Read all book reviews. +Free Article
Here's what you can look forward to in the April 2015 issue of TD magazine:
Organizations’ training and development investments
are at “a healthy level” compared with previous years.
ASTD launches a revised competency model for the profession.
A case for storytelling beyond the classroom.
The neuroscience of learning, retention, and transfer.
Companies worldwide are benefiting from the use of action learning to generate business solutions and develop leaders.
TD magazine delivers best practices, spotlights new technologies, reports on emerging trends, and addresses relevant and pivotal issues to the field. Learn more.
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