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The April issue features At C Level articles from University Health System. Additional highlights include:
+Become Fluent in the Language of the Virtual Classroom
+Five Approaches to Resolving Workplace Conflict
+Web Exclusive: Physician Leadership in an Era of Integrated Services
+Web Exclusive: The Who, What, When, and How of Writing Learning Assessments
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Get your industry-related content on the go, with the free TD tablet app. The app offers a condensed version of each issue, plus bonus app-only content such as podcasts, sidebars, pictures, and links to extra resources.
ATD members can access this online-only content here on the TD webpage. Check the print magazine's table of contents or come to our webpage (see above) for details about this extra content.
Leading With Emotional Intelligence
Learn to understand the components of EI; use EI skills to facilitate productive discussions and relationships with colleagues and clients; and develop a specific plan for improving your EI skills.
Revitalizing Learning and Healthcare
By Tony Bingham and Pat Galagan
Change has been a constant at University Health System for the past few years; a clear strategy has helped smooth the transition.
Podcast +Free Article
When the Stakes Are High, Learning Intervenes
By Jacqueline Burandt
The arrival of a new patient population required University Health System's learning team to quickly expand current training initiatives and develop new ones for all stakeholders.
By Louise Kursmark and Wendy Enelow
Whether you're already a small business owner or tempted to make that move, here's some advice to help you on your way.
Connect to Engage
By Michael Lee Stallard
Employee engagement is dismal today because we have many managers but few leaders.
Are You Virtually Competent?
By Jennifer Hofmann
Become fluent in the language of the virtual classroom.
Trouble Is Brewing
By Pamela Valencia
Resolve workplace conflict by using one of five approaches that is appropriate to the situation.
LONG VIEW //
Erik Wahl ++
Erik Wahl is owner of the Wahl Group, a consultancy firm; an entrepreneur; and an internationally recognized graffiti artist. His list of clients includes AT&T, Disney, London School of Business, Microsoft, FedEx, Exxon Mobil, Ernst & Young, and XPriz. Wahl also is the bestselling author of Unthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius.
++ Extra Content - Only Online! +Free Article
CASE IN POINT //
By Stephanie Castellano
India is filled with bright young students unable to afford college. Searching for skilled entry-level talent, one pharmaceutical company found a way to tap into this promising demographic.
Employee Agility for a Fast-Paced World
By Amanda Setili
As organizations become more agile, employees will need to do their part to be ready for the unexpected.
EDITOR'S NOTE //
Rejuvenating Healthcare and Learning
By Paula Ketter
University Health System is a five-time winner of the ATD's BEST Awards, and seemed like the perfect organization to highlight not only in our At C Level articles, but also as part of ATD's new Healthcare Community of Practice.
Transforming Technical Content
By Trina Rimmer
Rewriting technical content is more than just revising words on paper—you must have actual conversations with stakeholders first.
The Productivity Debate
Who gets more work done—those in the office or those working from home?
Language Barriers in the Workplace
Word Wiz: Career Pathing
Job Seekers' Practices and Preferences
How to Crush Innovation
What the Future Holds
Getting the Jump on Learning: Incorporating Social Media Tools
Better Videos, Faster
LEARNING BLUEPRINT //
Improving Staff Morale Through Authentic Appreciation
By Paul White
Employee recognition will have little to no effect if it doesn't appear to be genuine.
Instructional Designers Embrace Many Tools, but Come up Short on Effectiveness
By Maria Ho
A new report details the state of instructional design in organizations.
Team Building and Group Dynamics
By Eli Becker
Creating and fostering a culture of teamwork requires trust, collaboration, and accountability.
WORKPLACE RX //
Working in Style
One organization implements a program designed to help employees work whenever and wherever they could be productive.
A Long View of Learning
The Learning Challenge: Dealing With Technology, Innovation, and Change in Learning and Development by Nigel Paine
Reviewed by Laura Lubin
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Here's what you can look forward to in the May 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 coaching approach that relies more on asking questions than giving answers better engages employees.
Learning and talent development are undergoing a transformation in organizations today.
Engagement is now under scrutiny by researchers and others who find its promises hollow and some of its assumptions just plain wrong.
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